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A Unique Sufi Interpretation 



DECODING 
THE 

QURAN 



AHMED HULUSI 



This book may be freely printed, reproduced, published and 
translated as long as it remains faithful to the original and not for 
the purpose of profit. For the knowledge of ALLAH, there is no 

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Copyright © 2013 Ahmed Hulusi 

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ISBN-10: 0615867650 
ISBN-13: 978-0615867656 



A Unique Sufi Interpretation 

DECODING 
THE 

QURAN 



AHMED HULUSI 

www.ahmedhulusi.org/ en I 
Translated by ALIYA ATALAY 



Translator's Note 



"I am the city of knowledge and Ali is its gate; so whoever desires 
knowledge, 

let him enter the gate. " 

(Muhammad saw) 

"The secret of the Quran is in al-Fatiha, the secret of al-Vatiha is in the 
Basmalah, 

and the secret of the Basmalah is in the letter B (-h). 
And I am the POINT beneath the B ' (*)!" 
(Ali ra) 

When Hadhrat Ali (ra) made this statement he was probably 
not referring to a cryptograph. Nor was he presenting a code or a 
cypher in the literal sense. He was, however, shedding light on a 
paramount code - the encodement of existence. 

By positing that the entire Quran is contained in a single letter, 
and depicting himself as a point comprising it, Hadhrat Ali (ra) 
effectively alludes to what modem science has come to theorize as 
the 'holographic universe.' In other words, the whole is contained 
in the part; each and every iota of existence potentially contains 
the whole, and what we label as the 'whole', or the 'outside world', 
is our hologram. That is, we live in the virtual projection of our 
own perceptions and beliefs, which consequently nullifies the 
concept of 'other', thus endorsing the non-duality of existence. 

So, if the universe is contained in the Quran, and the Quran is 
contained in the 'point', we, every single one of us, are encrypted 
'points' of micro universes, containing within us the infinite 
vastness of endless potentiality. 

It is this principle upon which Ahmed Hulusi establishes his 
interpretation of the Quran, drawing the attention to the self and 
the Self rather than things or god/ s 'out there.' Taking special note 
of words that begin with the letter B, he construes their meanings 
introspectively, directing the reader to turn inward for their 
rendition. 

Although the masculine pronoun 'He' was unavoidable, it is 
needless to say 'Allah' - the infinite consciousness beyond all 



preconceived and preconditioned ideas — transcendentally and 
indubitably surpasses any gender or form. As such, it is important 
to keep in mind that 'Allah' is a name that encompasses all the 
Names, qualities and attributes - the manifest and the unmanifest 
- pertaining to existence and nonexistence. 

Though some key words such as Rabb and Rasul have been 
used in their original form, as no English counterpart adequately 
captures their meanings, I have devised a glossary (included at the 
end) explaining what they mean according to Ahmed Hulusi, in 
hope of aiding their correct understanding. 

When Ahmed Hulusi shared with me a copy of his Turkish 
Quran four years ago at a 'coincidental' meeting, my first response 
was to ask him if there was an English version, to which he 
answered, "Perhaps you will translate it!" At the time, I had no 
such intentions or any involvement in literary translations, so I 
laughed his comment off. Two years later, fate had me translating 
his book, The Observing One. Since then I have had the honor of 
translating five of his books, followed by Decoding the Quran, 
which took just over a year to complete. I am unable to express 
my gratitude enough to have had the blessed opportunity to work 
on such a unique interpretation of the Quran with such a fabulous 
team, especially Guner Turkmen and Onder Tuncay, whose 
exceptional support has been invaluable to the completion of this 
project. 

As I write this note on this revered night of Ramadan, I ask 
that you forgive me for any inadequacies and/ or mistakes I may 
have made, for all imperfections pertain to me, while it is the 
countenance of the eternal One who is perfect. 



May the key of the letter B unlock our selves to our Selves. . . 

"Indeed, when He wills a thing, His command is 'B'e... and it 
is!" (36:82) 



Aliya Aialay 
Sydney, 2013 



CONTENTS 



Introductory Information To Understanding The Quran ... / 

An Important Note About Understanding 'Decoding The 
Quran ' 9 

Decoding The Quran / / 

An Essential Message 23 

The Exalted, Magnificent And Perfect Qualities Of The 
Names Of Allah (Al-Asma U l-Husna) 25 

1. Al-Fatiha 49 

2. Al-Baqarah 51 

3. Ali-Imran 89 

4. An-Nisa 112 

5. Al-Ma'idah 132 

6. Al-An'am 147 

7. Al-A'raf 165 

8. Al-Anfal 187 

9. At-Tawbah 196 

10. Yunus 21 1 

11. Hud 223 



12. Yusuf 235 

13. Ra'd 246 

14. Ibrahim 253 

15. Al-Hijr 259 

16. An-Nahl 266 

17. Al-Isra 278 

18. Al-Kahf 289 

19. Maryam 300 

20. Ta-Ha 308 

21. Al-Anbija 320 

22. Al-Hajj 329 

23. Al-Mu'minun 338 

24. An-Nur 347 

25 . Al-Furqan 355 

26. Ash-S hu'ara 362 

27. An-Naml 376 

28. Al-Qasas 384 

29. Al-Ankabut 393 

30. Ar-Rum 400 

31 . Fuqman 406 

32. As-Sajda 410 

33. Al-Ah^ab 414 

34. As-Saba 422 

35. Fatir 428 

36. Ya-Sin 434 

37. As-Saffat 440 

38. Saad 451 



39. A^-Zumar 458 

40. Al-Mu'min 466 

41. Fussilat 475 

42. Ash-Shura 481 

43. A^-Zukhruf 487 

44. Ad-Dukhan 494 

45. Al-Jathija 498 

46. Al-Ahqaf. 502 

47. Muhammad 506 

48. Al-Fath 510 

49. Hujurat 514 

50. Qaf 517 

51. Adh-Dharijat 521 

52. At-Tur 525 

53. An-Najm 529 

54. Al-Qamar 534 

55. Ar-Kahman 538 

56. Al-Waqi'a 544 

57. Al-Hadid 550 

58. Al-Mujadila 554 

59. Al-Hashr 558 

60. Al-Mumtahina 562 

61. As-Saff. 564 

62. Al-Jumu'a 566 

63. Al-Munafiqun 568 

64. At-Taghabun 570 

65. At-Talaq 573 



66. At-Tahrim 575 

67. Al-Mulk 577 

68. Al-Qalam 580 

69. Al-Haqqa 584 

70. Al-Ma'arij 588 

71. Nuh 591 

72. Al-Jinn 593 

73. Al-Mu^ammil 596 

74. Al-Muddathir 599 

75. Al-Qiyama 603 

76. Al-Insan 606 

77. Al-Mursalat 609 

78. An-Naba 612 

79. An-Na^i'at 615 

80. Abasa 618 

81. At-Takwir 621 

82. Al-lnfitar 623 

83. Al-Mutaffifin 625 

84. Al-Inshiqaq 628 

85. Al-Buruj 630 

86. At-Tariq 632 

87. Al-A'la 634 

88. Al-Ghashija 636 

89. Al-Fajr 638 

90. Al-Balad 641 

91. As-Shams 643 

92. Al-Lail 645 



93. Ad-Dhuha 647 

94. Ash-Sharh 648 

95. At-Tin 649 

96. Al-Alaq 650 

97. Al-Qadr 652 

98. Al-Bayjina 653 

99. Al-Zal^ala 654 

100. Al-Adijat 655 

101. Al-Qaria 656 

102. Al-Takathur 657 

103. Al-Asr 658 

104. Al-Uuma^a 659 

105. Al-Fil 660 

106. Quraysh 661 

107. Al-Ma'un 662 

108. Al-Kawthar 663 

109. Al-Kafirun 664 

110. An-Nasr 665 

111. Al-Masad 666 

112. Al-lkhlas 667 

113. Al-Falaq 668 

114. An-Nas 669 

About The Author 671 

Glossary 672 



INTRODUCTORY INFORMATION TO 
UNDERSTANDING THE QURAN 



The original script of this work you've picked up to READ is not a book 
comprising the orders and commands of a God up in the heavens, who apparently revealed it 
to his postman-prophet on earth\ 

It is the Knowledge of the Reality and the System [sunnatullah [denotes the 
laws and order of Allah, that is, the mechanics of the System and the laws that 
govern the manifested worlds]) disclosed by the Rabb of the worlds (the source of 
the infinite meanings of the Names), from the dimensional depths to the 
consciousness of Rasulullah (the locus of Allah's knowledge, i.e. the focal point 
of the cosmos through which divine knowledge is expressed and disseminated), 
through the act of revelation (irsal)l 

Let it be emphasized from the outset that... 

This book is neither a translation nor an interpretation of the Quran. It 
can never replace the Quran! It is merely an attempt to share one or two 
aspects of the multi-layered meanings of the Quran! 

This book is only a window looking at the Quran through the viewpoint 
endowed to Allah's servant, Ahmed Hulusi. Indeed, it is a reflection of only a 
part of the scene observed from this window! 

The foundation of the viewpoint from this window is in accord with the 
following example: 

When both eyes of a person are healthy and functional, the view is whole and 
clear. Those who don't have a full vision wear glasses or lenses. The Quran is 
like a lens bestowed by Allah so that one can obtain a clear and healthy vision of 
the two truths; the Book of the Universe, and the System (sunnatullah), to 
READ them correctly. 

In order to see the Reality as clear and one, we need the glasses of foresight 
(basirah) and knowledge, whereby the letter B comprises one lens, and the 
knowledge of the Absolute Self-sufficient One (al-Ahad-us-Samad) constitutes the 
other lens. 

The former lens is the very first letter of the Quran; the letter B. Its meaning 
is revealed in Muhammad's (saw) words "The part is the same as the whole!" 
which I have explained in consonance with the Holographic Reality in my 

book The Observing One. Every point perceived as a part or a unit in existence, 
contains the entire al-Asma (the Names) with their complete potentiality. 

The latter lens, that is, the knowledge of the Absolute Self-Sufficient One, 
has been embedded at the end of the Quran, in the chapter al-lkhlas (literally 
means 'sincerity' in English, and is the name of the last and also the shortest 
chapter of the Quran). It is the accentuation that the One denoted by the name 



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Allah is One (Ahad) and Absolute Self-Sufficient (Samad). It is HV}. There is 
no 'other' than HUl As-Samad connotes 'Absolute Self-Sufficient ONEness 
to and from which nothing can be added or taken away.' 

If these two truths do not yield one view, the soul of the Quran and the 
message it aims to give can never be perceived correctly; the reality of the 'God 
up in the heavens and the prophet on earth' will never be known. 

Indeed, this book endeavors to aid the reader to evaluate the signs of the 
Quran in the light of the One denoted by the name Allah, as the Absolute Self- 
Sufficient One. 

As far as we are aware, there are no other works to the likes of this book. 
Many works have been produced conveying somewhat depthless and perhaps 
historical narrations of the Quran, rather than reflecting its actual message and 
soul. Most of these works employ such obscure language that it is no wonder 
many readers find it distasteful to read. Pedantic attempts to remain faithful to 
'word-for-word' translations have reduced this timeless literary masterpiece 
into the misunderstood puzzle of our day. 

Moreover, as you will see while reading it, this literary masterpiece 
frequently employs various examples and metaphors to explain the many 
truths contained within it, urging the reader to contemplate on their meanings... 
Sadly, however, the limited comprehension of the majority has taken these 
Quranic metaphors literally and rendered them as laws, fortifying their belief in 
a heavenly God, his messenger on earth and a heavenly book containing his 
decrees. 

I am of the belief that if the essential idea can be duly reflected to the reader, 
people will have an exceedingly different approach and understanding of this 
supreme knowledge. 

Due to this, before you start to READ it, I would like to share the principal 
message and some of the concepts of this book — knowledge according to my 
understanding. 

The essential objective of the Quran is to aid the people to understand and 
get to know the One denoted by the name Allah, and to safeguard them 
against the God notion that leads to duality (shirq). 

While believing in an external God, no matter how far and beyond in 
space He may be, is an explicit advocacy of duality (shirq), fostering ideas 
that there are 'other' beings with power in existence aside or apart from 
Allah (including one's ego) is an implicit promotion of duality. 

The knowledge (Book) that has descended to address humanity forewarns 
its evaluators with these words: 

"Those who support 'duality' (fragmenting existence; assuming there is a 
God AND there is everything ELSE) ate contaminated!" 



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Introductory Information to Understanding the Quran 

"Those who have not cleansed themselves of the contamination (of 

duality; the idea that there is a God and there is also me) shall not touch it (the 
knowledge — Quran... for they cannot understand it!)" 

"Indeed, duality (assuming the existence of 'others' that are 'apart' from the 
One denoted by name Allah) is a grave atrocity!" 

"Duality is the only offence that Allah will definitely not forgive; 
everything else may be forgiven if He wishes to!" 

Those who want to be free of duality are encouraged to believe in the One 
denoted by the name Allah. 

The Quran explains the two stages of believing in Allah as: 

A) To believe in Allah (including faith in Allah with duality) 

B) To believe in Allah in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B'. 

The former elucidates the need to cleanse from the explicit notion of 
duality resulting from the illusion of an external God. 

The latter, entails the pure belief that is free of even implicit duality which 
is the covert tendency of doing shirq by equating one's ego or assumed self to 

one's Rabb (the al-Asma, i.e. the reality of the Names that constitute one's 
essential reality). 

Let us see how the paramount knowledge of reality revealed through 
Sufism (tasawwufi, to which many people scoff at, explains the misconception of 
implicit duality and how this topic is covered in the Quran: 

This is directly from Hamdi Yazir's translation (the international Sahih 
translation has been used here). Notice that the verse isn't addressing the past, 
but it is talking directiy to Rasulullah Muhammad (saw) about the faith of the 
people around him at that time: 

'That is from the news of the unseen which We reveal, [0 Muhammad], tojou. And you 
were not with them when they put together their plan while they conspired. 

And most of the people, although you strive for it], are not believers. 

And you do not ask of them for it any payment. It is not except a reminder to the worlds. 

And how many a sign within the heavens and earth do they pass over while they, therefrom, 
are turning away. 

And most of them believe not in Allah except while they associate 
others with Him." ( Quran 

12http:/ /www.ahmedhulusi.org/en/quran/012 yusuf.html#102:102-107) 

Now, let's remember the very important verse and warning that made me 
write the book Mind and Faith - Chapter 4 (Nisa): 136 is revealed to Muhammad 
(saw) and is in reference to the believers around him: 



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'O you who have believed; Aminu B'illahi' That is, 'O you have 
believed, believe in Allah in accord with the meaning of the B sign.' 

What does this mean? 

It means: Among all the worlds that are constituted by the meanings of 
the names of Allah, your reality, existence, and being also comprise the 
Names of Allah. Your Rabb, your very Reality is the aJ-Asma (the Names). 
Therefore, neither you nor anything else around you is anything other 
than the manifestations of these Names. So do not be of those who fail to 
see this non-dual reality, and who give a separate existence to things (like 
God) they believe is 'other' than Allah. Such duality will only result in 
burning, both in this life and the next. 

However, the eighth verse of the 2nd Chapter (Baqarah) asserts the inability 
of the masses to conceive such truths as their manifestation (as the composition 
of the Names) is not as intellectuals: 

"And of the people are some who say, 'We believe in Allah (in accord 
with the meaning of the B sign) and the Last Day,' but they are not believers 

(in accord with the meaning of the B sign)." 

Hence, dismissing the eminent meaning entailed by the letter B simply as 
'implicit duality' and not giving it the attention it deserves, has inevitable 
spawned the 'God up in the heavens, and me on earth' misconception, resulting at the 
point it has come to today. 

Whereas... 

The invalidity of duality has been made evident right from the very first 
letter; the letter B, of the first verse (chapter) called the ' Basmalah? This truth, 
concealed by many Quran scholars due to the conditionings they receive 
throughout their training, was first made apparent by Hadhrat AM approximately 
1400 years ago. 

Hadhrat Ali, the zenith of sainthood, pointed to this truth, considered to be a 
secret in his time, with his words: 

"The secret of the Quran is in al-Fatiha (the opening chapter), the secret of al-Fatiha is in 
the B-ismillah, and the secret of the B-ismillah is in the letter B (-H). I am the POINT 
beneath the B'(y)/" 

This truth to which Hadhrat Ali was pointing, plays a key role in the Quran 
as a symbol of warning, initially encountered as the letter B, the first letter of the 
first verse 'B-ismillah', and then throughout the whole Quran. 

The late Hamdi Yazir, in his Interpretation of the Quran; Ahmed Avni Konuk, in 
his construal of the Fusus-al Hikam (The Bezels of Wisdom by Ibn Arabi) and 
Abdulaziz Majdi Tolun, in his commentary on Insan-i Kamil (The Perfect Man) have 
all given adequate warnings about this truth. 



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Introductory Information to Understanding the Quran 

I, too, to the best of my capability, tried to evaluate the verses of this divine 
book in the light of this truth; taking into special consideration where the letter B 
has been used and what meaning it entails in this particular position. 

The verse 'B-ismillaH emphasizes the importance of READing the Quran 
with the awareness of the meanings implied by the letter B. The letter B points 
to the reality that, all joy or grief that is experienced by one, result from one's 
own inner reality, in accordance to the meanings projected from one's essence. 
The letter B tells us that one's experience of heaven or hell is the direct result 
of one's actions; that is, what manifests through one is based on the Names 
that are inherent within them. Thus ' B-ismillaE is repeated at the beginning of 
every chapter, reminding us of this truth. 

According to my understanding, ' B-ismillahitrahmanittahitii is a chapter 
in itself. 

It is impossible to understand the Quran, without first comprehending the 
purpose, indicated by the Absolute Reality the name Allah denotes, which is 
based on the Quran itself, and the teachings of the most magnificent human to 
have ever lived on earth, Muhammad Mustapha (saw). 

If this purpose is not recognized, the wrong approaches will be taken 
towards the Quran; as if it were a history book, a good virtue book, a social order 
book, or a book containing the knowledge of the universe, etc. 

Whereas, the most prominent truth that stands out to the READer who has 
no prejudice or preconditions, are the hints that enable one to abandon the 
dual view, and the teachings of the ways in which the consciousness can be 
cleansed towards this reality. Humans, because of the way they have been 
created, are immortal beings! They only taste death and, by constantly 
experiencing new realms of existence (ba'tti), they go on to live an eternal life! 

Death is the Doomsday of the person, where the veil of the body is lifted and 
the person observes their own reality, and then begins to live the consequences 
of how much they were able to use this reality during their earthly life. As you 
READ you will see the various depictions of this throughout the book. 

Hence... 

Humans must know and understand their own reality and live their life 
accordingly, so they can use the potential arising from their Reality and earn 
heavenly life... that is, of course, if their Rabb (the Names that comprise 
their essence) has enabled them to! The act of turning towards one's Rabb, 
should not be an external turn, but an internal one towards one's own Reality, 
which is what praying (salat) is - an inward turn towards one's own essence. 

At this point we must take heed of the following: 

According to my understanding (and as I tried to elucidate in my book Renew 
Yourself the structure I refer to as the 'universe within universes', in respect of its 
reality, is a multidimensional single frame picture, or, a 'singular 
holographic knowledge - an ocean of energy' with all its dimensions. The 



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whole of this ocean is contained in each of its drops. It is the quantum potential! 
As Rasulullah (saw) declared with his words: "The part mirrors the whole!" 

As I have tried to explain in detail in my book Muhammad's Allah there is no 
'other' (concept, content, or form) in existence that can be likened or equated in 
any way to the One denoted by the name ALLAH. 

Due to this reality, all enlightened beings extending from the contemplation 
and observation chain of Hadhrat Ali and Hadhrat Abu Bakr, who was 
referenced in the Quran as 'the second of the two' have all confirmed the same 
reality: "There is only Allah, and nothing else!" This is why observing and 
evaluating His universal perfection {hamd) belongs only to Allah! As there is no 
other, Allah is the evaluator of Himself! 

Duality is an invalid and illusory notion! 

Mankind arrives at this erroneous judgment with their illusions, becoming 
veiled (kufr) to the true Unity behind the misperception of multiplicity! 

Consequently, people live their lives believing themselves to be only the 
material body which will eventually die and be cast away to nonexistence or 
they assume the existence of an exterior God, whether up in the heavens of 
within the self (shirq)\ 

Whereas according to the people of Allah, who base their views on the 
Quran and Rasulullah, the core of the matter is: 

'HU,' other than whom nothing exists, observes His knowledge, with 
His knowledge, i.e. the properties (quantum potential) denoted by the 
Beautiful Names (al-Asma al-Husnd), in His knowledge (the dimension of 
knowledge)... This act of observing has neither beginning nor end. HU is beyond 
being conditioned or limited by what He observes (i.e. HU is Ghani from the 
worlds.) 

Hence, all the worlds and everything they comprise, which were all once 
nonexistent have become existent with the qualities of the Names, via this act 
of observing! 

All things in the conceptual world are like the manifestations of the various 
compositions of the Names of Allah, shortly referred to as the Names (al- 
Asma). Just like how the approximately 100 hundred atoms comprise the whole 
of the material world with all its countless forms and beings. 

Perhaps we can even say, the timeless, non-local quantum potential is 
observing itself from the point of view of the Names. Hadhrat Ali's 
WARNING, "Knowledge was a single point, but the ignorant have 
multiplied it" denotes the reality that the quantum potential is a single point, 
which manifests into the perceived according to the perceiver, whereby these 
perceivers are the ignorant. 

Albeit the Beautiful Names have generally been taught to be 99 in the 
broad sense, in respect of their details they are infinite. 



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All perceivable and non-perceivable things are made up of these qualities 
that are denoted by the Names (of Allah); hence, this act of creation has been 
referred to as 'the Rabb of the Worlds.' The word 'Rabb' is the Name- 
composition that constitutes the perceived individual. 

The phrase ' b-izni Rabb' which literally means 'with the permission of Rabb' 
refers to the suitability of the Name-composition to that particular 
situation. 

The phrase 'b-iznillah' which means 'with the permission of Allah' can 
denote either of two meanings, depending on its context. That is, it either refers 
to the suitability and appropriateness of the Name-composition to the 
purpose of creation of the worlds, or the suitability of the Name- 
composition to the purpose of the individual's existence. As there is no 
'other' Uluhiyyah but the ONE. 

Due to this ONEness, the Quran emphasizes the concept of consequence 
(Ja^o) and reinforces that all individuals will live the consequences of the 
behaviors that result from them. This is why there is a reiteration of the fact that 
'each will live the consequences of his or her actions, for there is no God 
that oppresses and punishes' throughout the Quran. 

The meaning of 'all individuals will be given their due rights' means, 
whatever is necessary for the fulfillment of the individual's purpose of 
existence will be given accordingly. 

Taqwa is generally understood as protection or 'to be protected from the 

wrath of Allah.' What this alludes to in fact is the protection one should take to 
avoid engaging in the behaviors that may result in the unfavorable expressions of 
the Names with which they have been created, as everyone will inevitably live the 
consequences of their own doings. 

As I said, the Quran is not literally a written book sent down from God 
above to his postman-prophet on earth via certain intermediary beings. It is the 
KNOWLEDGE of the Reality and the System (sunnatullah), revealed 
(dimensionally) to his consciousness, from his Rabb, that is, the Names 
comprising his essential reality. 

In the view of the enlightened ones the Quran is a 'confirmation' in the 
appearance of a 'proposal.' 

The BOOK alludes to the KNOWLEDGE pertaining to the Reality 
and the System (sunnatullah). 

In terms of being the Knowledge of Reality it reveals the Reality of 
everything, both perceivable and unperceivable. In terms of being the 
Knowledge of the System (sunnatullah) it explains the mechanics of the 
System and the Order of the dimensions in which individual beings will 
forever reside. 

A human is a vicegerent on earth. This can be understood both as the 
planet and as the body. For human is beyond a mere body, and once a human 



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leaves the body, an indefinite continual of existence will go on through various 
forms of resurrections (ba'th). 

All of the proposals that are made to humans are aimed at enabling 
them to know their true selves in the light of their Reality and to live the 
requirements of this, discovering and using their intrinsic qualities. All of 
the prohibitions, on the other hand, are essentially to prevent humans 
from being deluded into thinking they are their physical body, and hence, 
squandering the potential given to them on egoistic, bodily pleasures that 
will have no meaning after they taste death. As their current potential has 
been given to discover their Reality and attain the beauty of both this life 
and the next. 

If this work aids in a better evaluation of the Quran, I confess my inability to 
duly give thanks for such a blessing. My works are the compulsory requirement 
of my servanthood. Success is only with Allah's favor and blessing! I also 
apologize for my inadequacies and mistakes. For it is impossible for a servant to 
deservedly evaluate the words of Allah! 



AHMED HULUSI 

25 October 2008 
North Carolina, USA 



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AN IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT UNDERSTANDING 
'DECODING THE QURAN' 



The Quran is the knowledge (book) revealed by the presence of Allah. No 
words or literal concepts pertaining to the 'presence of Allah' can be valid. 
Perhaps we may refer to the original of the Quran as being written in the 
language of Allah. For, if (as the Arab polytheists claimed) Muhammad (saw) 
had written the Quran, then we could have said the Quran has been originally 
written in the Arabic language! 

Whereas the Quran, originally in the language of Allah, was revealed 
by the angel Gabriel, to Muhammad (saw), in his own language, Arabic, 
so that the people of that region can understand its message. 

The Quran refers to this truth with the verse: 

"And We disclosed every Rasul with the language of his people so they 
may explain clearly to them... Allah sends astray whom He wills and 
guides whom He wills... And He is the Aziz, the Hakim." (Quran 14:4) 

As the Quran, originally in the language of Allah, has been revealed in the 
very rich language of Arabic, it exposes different levels of knowledge to different 
levels of understanding. Each verse, in respect of the metaphors and allegories it 
contains, signifies a various number of meanings. 

Due to this profound depth contained in the original Quran that has been 
revealed to us in Arabic, it is impossible to duly and comprehensively translate 
(and interpret) this magnificent book into another language! 

All translations and interpretations are limited by the knowledge and 
understanding of the translator's vocabulary. Hence, all such works are like 
excerpts from this magnificent source of knowledge. 

At this point I'd like to draw your attention to an important detail. 

Many Sufi scholars, also considered to be 'Saints', from Haji Baktash Waliyy 
to Muhyiddin ibn al-Arabi, spoke flawless Arabic and arrived at the same 
understanding based on the knowledge they gained from the Quran... On the 
other hand, followers of orders such as Wahhabism, who consider Muhyiddin 
ibn al-Arabi and the Sufi tradition to be blasphemous, also possess an 
immaculate understanding of the Arabic language and arrive at their 
judgment based on the same Quran. 

Think about it! 

How did the eminent scholars and saints, who had profound knowledge of 
the Arabic language, such as Abdul Qadir Jilani, Imam Ghazali, Sheikh 
Naqshbandi, Abdul Karim al-Jili, Syed Ahmad Rufai and Imam Rabbani, 
understand and apply the Quran? And how others, who also speak perfect 
Arabic and who claim these saints are blasphemous (kafir), have arrived at their 



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understanding of a God, who apparently has hands and feet, who sits on a throne in heaven, 
and sends books down to Earth to guide humanityXi 

Sadly, many of the current translations of the Quran, especially the English 
ones, have been translated based on this latter understanding, while only a rare few 
works have been done in the light of the former approach. 

This Key to the Quran may perhaps be considered more as a figurative 
interpretation. As far as I am aware it is the first of its kind in Turkey. It can 
never be considered to contain all of the meanings of the Quran. According to 
my observation, it may only be considered as reflecting only one of the many 
facets of this noble book. Another construal could have also been done, if it was 
desired, exposing other facets of the Quran. 

Due to this reason, NO translation or interpretation of the Quran could 
be referred to as the 'Turkish Quran' or the 'English Quran'. One should 
read these books with the awareness that they are only vehicles to help 
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The world has entered the Age of Aquarius declaring: The time for renewal 
is upon us! 

Heeding this announcement, I too have renewed my outlook on the Quran, 
and have begun to approach it with a totally new understanding! 

The warning in this miraculous Book of Knowledge, "You say you 
follow in the footsteps of your forefathers, but what if your forefathers 
were on the wrong path?" compelled me to re-evaluate the Quran from the 
very beginning with a completely new outlook. 

Religion has become contaminated with outdated interpretations of the past 
and degenerated with stories from the corrupted version of the Old Testament, 
further reducing and simplifying it for the masses to understand. I knew beyond 
doubt that the reality of religion could only be reached through the correct 
understanding of the Quran. 

So, on the 15th night of the month of Ramadan, I commenced my mission 
to decipher and share this knowledge with my brothers and sisters. I thoroughly 
studied the Quran in light of the well heeded guidance of eminent saints and 
scholars, such as Abdul Qadir Jilani, Muhyiddin ibn al-Arabi, Imam Rabbani, 
Ahmad Rufai, and Imam Ghazali (may Allah's peace and blessing be upon them 
all). Thankfully, committing 15-18 hours a day, I was able to complete my study 
in 120 days. Thus emerged the understanding of the Quranic verses in respect 
of the meaning of the letter B. 

Since the Quran addresses the whole of humanity throughout all ages as 
guidance to the truth, this particular construal has been done in the light of the 
realities of today, the modern age. 

It is an explanation of why certain incidents that took place thousands of 
years ago, the details of which are unknown, have been narrated time and time 
again reaching us today, and possibly even the generations to come. 

Most importantly, it employs a holistic approach to the seemingly 
disconnected events, laws, edicts and commands of God, integrating this 
miraculous knowledge, to define just how and why it is a concern to humans. 

Let us now delineate our findings, some of which have been included in our 
work. 

The Quran has come to man to inform them of the reality of their essence 
and what they will be faced with in the future, so they can observe certain 
practices and abstain from others accordingly. 

What is the reality of a human being? Why did the Quran come to remind 
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The answers to these questions, along with how man should understand the 
One denoted by the name Allah, are the most important and prominent topics 
covered in the Quran. 

Let me approach this with the method of the Quran and explain with a 
parable. Think of a baby who is placed in a car at the time of birth and is brought 
up in this car until he is 40 years of age, never once leaving the vehicle. Until he 
is 40 years old he is consistently programmed with the conditioning "you are this 
vehicle", such that by this age he has absolute and doubtless belief in it. Imagine 
now, he is told, at the age of 40: "You are not this vehicle, you are a human 
being, get out of this vehicle and be free!" But alas! He has come to see the 
steering wheel, the gearstick, and the gas and brake pedals as his very organs! 
How, at this point, can he be 'reminded' of the reality that he is not this vehicle, 
but that he is a 'human being' who can live independently of this vehicle? 

He must first believe in what is being told, and then he must follow the 
instructions that are given to him so he can be emancipated... 

As I have tried to explain with this simple example, Humans are beings with 
pure universal consciousness who have opened their eyes in an earthly body, 
operated by an individual consciousness! 

Their self, the consciousness that is the Universal Intellect (Aql-i kull), has 
become veiled during the course their life, and human beings began to think 
they are merely the decomposable biological body they occupy. 

Thus it became imperative to remind them of their reality! That is, that they 
are not the decomposable biological body in which they are temporarily residing, 
but an ethereal being! A being that will change dimensions, level by level, 

realising its angelic properties (Quran 84:19) with which it will experience the realm 
of Paradise! 

This is why Rasuls were manifested to remind (warn) earthlings of their 
human qualities. So that, humans, aware of their essential reality, can prepare 
themselves accordingly for the infinite existence awaiting them after their 
biological bodies return to the earth. 

As for those who lack human qualities, they will deny their reality (kafir) and 
live their lives driven by their earthly and bodily desires, deprived of the 
expressions of pure consciousness. Consequendy, they will continue their 
indefinite existence fully aware in the state described as Hell. 

Everything that has emerged from nothingness into this realm of 
multiplicity derives its existence from, and functions with the Names of Allah. 
As such, in respect of pure consciousness, humans who become aware of and 
live according to this reality are termed vicegerents. 

The Quran refers to such blessed souls as the 'living' and 'seeing' ones. 
While contrarily, those who fail to recognize or deny their reality, are referred to 
as the 'non-living' and 'blind' ones. Humans who recognize and live 
accordingly to their reality, possess angelic properties in terms of the essence of 
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properties denoted by Allah's names. As they manifest the meanings of these 
Names, in ways befitting true humans, the state referred to as heaven occurs. In 
other words, heaven is not an abode for mere earthlings, but a state of life for 
humans whose angelic qualities can become manifest. I earnestly hope this 
point is understood well. 

All examples and events that are narrated in the Quran are for the sole purpose of 
enabling humans to remember their essential reality, to know themselves, and 
hence to make better use of their current lives. 

One of the most important things that deserves attention in regards to the 
style of the Quran is: 

Everything, that is, the heavens, the earth and everything in between, is 

formed by the properties known as the Names of Allah. Hence, all perceivable 
and unperceivable things are invoking (calling upon) the One denoted by the 
Name Allah, by means of their life and function. Therefore, everything, with its 
natural disposition, is in a state of servitude to the qualities of the Names that 
comprise its existence, i.e. to Allah. 

Due to this, the word WE' is used frequently in the Quran, emphasizing the 
reality that just as the 'meaning' aspect of creation has been created with 
the Names the 'action' aspect of creation also comes about with the 
properties of the Names. 

Thus, by saying 'WE', the actions arising from the seeming multiplicities are 
actually being referred to their rightful owner. 

'The Rabb of the Worlds' (Rabbul Alameeri) refers both to the existence 
comprised of the Names and the actual Names comprising it. 

This being the case, the structural properties of the pre-eternal Names and 
their expressions, i.e. the cosmos, are in no other state but that of absolute 
servitude to Allah. Creation is in a constant act of invoking and remembering 
Allah, displaying Allah's knowledge and power, at all times. Allah informing 
mankind about this reality is nothing other than a confirmation. This is why 
Allah says 'WE' when referring to the Names. 

This being said, in order to prevent one from conditioning or limiting Him 
with these meanings, the warning that His Absolute Essence (dhat) is 'beyond 
and free (Ghani) from the worlds' is frequently made. Nothing in existence can 
be likened to or define His Absolute Essence. 

This also means, His 'governance of the worlds' is through the paths of 
each of His Names, whether these Names manifest under the name of 
astrology, or as the known and unknown life forms within the cosmos; 
whether one calls it consciousness, or forms of consciousness, invisible 
beings, or heaven and hell, all dimensions of existence are various ways of 
His governance. 

As for the real meaning of polytheism or duality {shirq): one who fails to 
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(within the self and in the outer world) as the manifestations of the Names is 

defined as a polytheist or a dualist in the Quran. In other words, assuming a 
separate and equal existence to the manifestations of Allah's Names is an act of 
fragmenting the Oneness of reality, and hence an act of advocating duality {shirq). 
(The original word that is used in the Quran is min dooni Allahi which means 'as 
equal' or 'equivalent to' referring to an existence that is 'other' than Allah. 
Whereas, Allah affirms that no other form of existence can be found outside of 
Allah as Allah encompasses the whole of existence. Thus, negating any 
possibility of the equivalence of other gods, lords, etc, the Quran uses the word 
min dooni Allahi.) That is to say, it is an act of committing shirq (assuming a 
separate existence) with the Names, to the Names. 

As can be understood from above, Allah, who in respect of His Absolute 
Essence is free from concepts such as duality and non-duality, defines shirq 
to be a failure to recognize the true nature of existence. That is, when one fails to 
see that everything in manifestation is essentially comprised of the Names, one is 
assuming an equivalent existence to the Names, and this goes against the reality 
of non-duality. Hence, such a person falls short of truly understanding Allah and 
goes on living in an illusory world in his imagination. 

Denial {kuff) on the other hand, rests upon the false belief that none is 
governing the individualized consciousness other than itself. Restricting the 
infinite consciousness to an individualized manifestation by calling it 'I' is a grave 
insult and limitation to the infinite qualities of the Names, which cannot be 
confined to a mere physical body. Such an attempt is termed denial {kuff) and is 
said to be going against the infinite qualities of the Reality of the Self, at least in 
terms of faith. Continual attempts in this way eventually lead one to confine the 
Self to the physical body alone, paving the path to pursuing a life of bodily 
pleasures, and adopting the view that death is extinction rather than a change of 
abode. 

Hypocrisy is the lowest and densest state of the bodily life. A hypocrite 
(munafiq) is one who chooses not only to deny the Reality but also to take 
advantage of the believers for material benefits by imitating them! While even a 
dog approaches his owner for food with true sincerity and loyalty, a hypocrite 
lacks genuine intent and approaches others only with vested interests. The result 
upon realizing the truth of the matter is indefinite burning and no compensation. 

Faith [iman) is the realization of consciousness, through the intellect, i.e. 
through analysis of various data, that beyond the seeming reality of forms and 
concepts lies infinity and it is this infinity that must be sought after. It is to know 
the T'ness as consciousness, which cannot be confined into a material form, and 
to strive in this path. The hadith "He who lives by 'La ilaha illallali ("There 
is no God. There is only Allah.") will assuredly enter Heaven" points to this 
truth. This is applicable for those who have not encountered a Rasul. Those who 
have encountered a Rasul, whether by person or by teaching, are bound to 
believe in the Rabb of the Worlds (the source of the infinite meanings of the 
Names), or Allah, in accordance to the teachings of the Rasul, by having faith in 
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I say "having faith in the Rasul" because by appearance a Rasul is also an 
earthling with a physical body, there is no apparent difference between a Rasul 
and other humans. Yet the difference lies in that a Rasul is the articulation of the 
Reality, which cannot be seen with the physical eyes but initially experienced only 
through having faith. 

The Quran explains faith in the One denoted by the name Allah as being 
in two stages. The first stage pertains to an 'external' creator beyond the reach of 
individual consciousness, that is, a creator or 'the dimension of the Names' 
comprising infinite and illimitable qualities. This is the faith shared by the 
majority of believers, and in terms of its proceeds, enables one to live a life 
bearing a paradisiacal state of existence. The second stage applies to believers 
with a truly enlightened heart and who have reached the essence of faith. This is 
the faith implied by the letter B, which points to the truth that the reality of the 
Self is the qualities of the Names, and these qualities are and forever will 
manifest themselves. Hence, it calls the believer to awaken to the reality that 
through his own acts he is at all times invoking and serving Allah, and as such, 
observing and evaluating the universal perfection of Allah on worldly forms 
(Hamd) manifested by the name al-Waliyy in his own being (b-Hamdihi). 

'To believe in the angels' means to have 'faith in the potentials' arising 
from the Names. In other words, angels signify the various potentials that arise 
during the process of the Names becoming activated from their dormant states. 
Since what has come to be known as the world of multiplicity essentially 
comprises individualized manifestations of various Names, the higher (subtler) 
state of everything in existence is angelic (malakiyyah)... The difference lies not in 
whether this is present or not, but in whether this reality is recognized or at least, 
believed in or not. One who accepts himself only as an earthling through 
individual consciousness and who lacks faith will have grave difficulty 
recognizing and accepting this truth. 

'To believe in the Books-Knowledge' is to have faith in the knowledge of 

reality and the mechanics of the system - sunnatuttah imparted by the Rasuls and 
Nabis via a process known as revelation, that being the dimensional transferal 
(emergence) of this knowledge through pure consciousness. 

Rasuls are the enlightened ones who acquire the knowledge of the reality 
through pure consciousness (without the influence of their personal 
consciousness) from the Names and angelic potentials in their essence via 
revelation and who communicate these truths at the level of consciousness. 

To believe in the afterlife, or an eternal life, is to know with conviction that 
the Self will not become extinct after losing its body during death, but that death 
is also an experiential reality. That is, when the physical-biological body is 
omitted a process called resurrection (ba'th) will take place, during which one will 
pass to another dimension of life with the spirit body, shared by other invisible 
beings and eventually continue its life in either of two dimensions known by 
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When the letter B is used as a prefix to a word in regards to having faith, 
such as 'to believe in the hereafter' (bil-akhird) or afterlife, it points to the various 
stages of development the Self will indefinitely go through ( Quran 84:19) in 
pursuit of self-actualization. 

The concept of 'protection' {taqwd) or 'to have fear of Allah' is also 
generally misunderstood. Since the name Allah does not refer to an external 
God, the real reference is made to the Names and their governance. Allah 
created the worlds with the Names and governs it with the System known as 
sunnatullah. The one law that most absolutely applies here is that of the Name al- 
Hasib inherent in one's 'Name composition', whereby one's experience of their 
latter stage is a result of their former stage. Simply put, whatever behavior one 
has at any given time whether it is an action or a thought, one will inescapably 
live its consequence at some point in their life. This has been expressed as 'the 
One who is swift at reckoning' (Sari'ul-Hisab) and 'the One who responds to 
wrongdoing with severe punishment' (Shadid al-lkab). 

Therefore, living in a system with caution and prudence has been termed as 
'fearing Allah' or as 'protection' (taqwd). Since 'sunnatullah = the system and 
mechanics of Allah' is essentially the manifestation of the Names of Allah, it is 
not incorrect to refer to this as 'fear and protection from Allah' after all. As such, 
an act of ungratefulness to any being is an act of ungratefulness to Allah, and its 
consequence will be lived accordingly! This process is known as 'ja%d 
(consequence). Hence,ya^wis not really the result or punishment but the automatic 
experience of the consequence of an act. 

The Quran invites its readers to contemplate through its innumerous parables 
and metaphors, all to remind (dhikf) humans of their own reality. 

Unfortunately, due to the conditions of time and place, and the comprehension 
levels of the people, the examples that can be given are not many. Due to this, 
the limited number of objects that people do know of has been associated with 
various meanings over time, such that the same word has been used to refer to 
different things in different times, or to different specifications of the same 
thing. For example, while the Arabic word 'sama' is seldom used to refer to the 
'sky' or 'space' it is more commonly used in reference to the 'states of 
consciousness' or the 'intellectual activity in one's consciousness.' Another 
example is the word 'arc/If. While infrequently used to refer to the earth, it is 
generally used to refer to the 'human body.' The human body is also denoted by 
other words such as 'an'anf which means 'domestic animal' referring to the 
animalistic nature of mankind, i.e. eat, drink, sleep, sex etc., and 'dabbah' which 
refers to the material and earthly make-up of the biological body. The word 
l shaytari (Satan) has been used to connote mankind's tendency to reduce and 
limit their boundless consciousness, in respect of their essential Name 
composition, to the base bodily state. The word 'mountain' is also seldom used 
to denote what it actually means; while it is more commonly employed to imply 
the 'ego', the 'I' or Tness. Also, when the word 'arc/If is used in reference to the 
'body', the word 'mountain' is seen to denote the 'organs' of the body. For 
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indicates the constant activity and renewal of our interior organs, which seem to 
be fixed like the mountains on earth. 

The word 'zawf is also used in various contexts to mean different things. While 
its most common usage is to mean 'partner in marriage' it has also seen to be 
used in the context of consciousness implying the partner or equivalent of 
consciousness and the body that will fall into disuse at some point. In fact, 
the seventh verse of chapter 56 . al-Waqi'a, states 'a%n>ajan thalathatf to mean 
'three kinds' not three wives! 

If we evaluate the words of the Quran in a constricted literal sense and in 
reference to only one meaning, we will not only be doing grave injustice but also 
paving the pathway to the primitive belief that it is an obscure and inconceivable 
Godly book of commands! 

Whereas the Quran is the articulation, through revelation, of the Rabb of the 
worlds (the source of the infinite meanings of the Names), giving us the 
knowledge about the system by which the implicit qualities of the Names 
manifest to create the explicit world. This is what 'religion' is! 

Man, in other words 'pure consciousness', is the personified Quran. Earthlings 
who believe themselves to be no more than their physical bodies have been 
called 'human beings' due to this universal consciousness present in their 
innermost essence. When units of consciousness (in earthly bodies) refuse to 
have faith in this, they are denying their innermost essence and reducing 
themselves to mere material existence. Hence, the Quran describes such people 
as 'they are like cattle, nay, they are even more astray (from being a 
human) in their way' ( Quran 25:44) . In other words, only the animalistic 
appetites of their physical bodies drive their lives. They deny the magnificent and 
superior qualities of their own reality and function only with the stimuli of the 
neurons in their intestines (the second brain), thereby reducing their lives to the 
animal — bodily state. 

As for the frequent narrations of the lives and examples of Rasuls and Nabis in 
the Quran... All of these are also examples of possible intellectual or physical 
errors humankind are prone to and should be cautioned against. 

Nevertheless, such incidents have been lived by every human population of every 
century in one way or another! 

In regards to the creation of Adam, the Quran says: 'Indeed, the example of 
Jesus to Allah is like that of Adam' (Quran 3:59) . That is, in terms of his 
physical body, Adam was also born from a mother's womb. His body also went 
through all the common biological stages of development. This has been 
explained through various metaphors. Besides all of this, however, what is really 
meant by Adam' is a human who has consciously recognized and accepted all 
of the meanings of the Names and thus deserved the title 'vicegerent'. This is 
what truly matters. All the rest are details and probably even unnecessary, as it 
doesn't really matter from where and how the material body, which will 
eventually decompose back into simple matter under the earth, came about. 
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aspect was created from the earth's atomic constituent, like all other earthlings, 
but his biological body is of no relevance to what is really being denoted by this 
name. 'Adam', is 'pure consciousness', formed from nothingness, and 

composed of Qja'ald not 'khaleqd) the qualities of the Names and designated as a 
'vicegerent' (khalifa) on earth. It is a shame that many fail to understand this 
reality and spend their lives arguing over the creation process of his mortal 
biological body! 

The satanic being referred to as 'Iblis' has an interesting story. Iblis, while 
essentially a Name composition comprised of angelic qualities, displays an 
inadequate expression of the Names al-Waliyj, al-Mumin and al-Hadi, Due to his 
own inadequacy, he fails to recognize how profoundly the Names are manifested 
on the creation of supreme form ('ahsani takwinf). Hence, he evaluates Adam 
according to his apparent qualities and fails to see his superiority in terms of the 
Names and their expressions. Moreover, he assumes that accepting the 
superiority of Adam over his own creation will mean denying his own reality, 
since he too is created with and from the Names, and thus he refrains from 
prostrating. Evidently, it is impossible for one to evaluate a quality that he 
himself lacks. 

Eventually this leads to pure consciousness in the form of Adam approaching 
the forbidden tree, i.e. becoming restricted by the requisites of the bodily life. 
This is also an interesting anecdote. Satan convinces A-dam to the 'wrong' according to 
his own 'right', imposing the idea: "You have been created with the reality of the 
Names, you cannot be restricted or conditioned by anything, you should do as 
you wish. If you don't eat from the forbidden tree, that is, if you don't live the 
requirements of the bodily life, you would be accepting limitation and thus 
denying your essential reality, thereby depriving yourself of immortality!" 

Consequently, humanity at the level of the Inspiring Self [nafs-i mulhimd), 
symbolized with the name Adam, becomes veiled from the higher states of 
pure consciousness, and falls to the bodily state of the Commanding Self [nafs-i 
ammaraB), becoming conditioned by bodily needs. When this reaches the ultimate 
point of forgetting their own essence, the reminders and imparters of reality, i.e. 
Rasuls, become manifest, inviting mankind back to their essence, back to having 
faith in the higher states of consciousness. 

When human beings, who are manifestations of Universal Pure Consciousness, 
begin to experience themselves as individualized conscious beings in this physical 
body, the struggle of this relationship with their 'partner' (body) and the battle to 
go back to their essential reality commences. 

In short: 

There are two types of consciousness. The first is the manifestation of the 
Names as a whole, to observe itself through the appearance of individualized 
compositions. This is the Universal Pure Consciousness. The second kind is the 
individual consciousness of each manifestation, formed by genetic inheritances, 
environmental conditionings and astrological influences. For the purpose of 
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confusion. Consciousness is an output of the brain and hence confines itself to 
comprise only the body (humanoid). Consciousness uses the mind to evaluate 
ideas and to live accordingly. But the mind, pressured by the body's biological 
make-up, often malfunctions. As such, it is near impossible for the mind to find 
the reality all on its own. Furthermore, the mind makes judgments based on 
sensory perception. This is why the mind is invited to 'believe', to have 'faith' in 
what lies beyond its area of perception. For, the reality 'beyond' matter 
encompasses matter. 

While the stories of Abraham (saw) caution us from idolizing and deifying our 
exterior and interior faculties, i.e., the body and its components, the narrations 
about Lot (saw) give examples of the felonious lives led by those who were 
captives of their bodily demands and sexuality. In the case of Moses (saw) on 
the other hand, the emphasis is on the Pharaoh's claim to be God, warning us 
from the grave danger we may encounter in pursuit of getting to know our true 
selves. 

When the fruit of reality manifests in one's consciousness, no matter how 
essentially true it may be to claim 'I am the Reality', it is ultimately only one 
compositional reflection of the infinite Names that compose one's essence! The 
whole of manifestation comprises the compositional Name qualities. Thus, 
even though by 'essence' everything obtains its life force from 'Allah' and 
everything is the 'Reality' they are not the 'Rabb of the Worlds' (the source of 
the infinite meanings of the Names), that is, nothing that has become 
manifest in the apparent cosmos can be the 'source' and 'discloser' of the 
infinite and illimitable Names! Nothing that has become manifest can be the 
'Rabb' of other manifestations. Hence, the Pharaoh encountered what he did 
because of his ignorance to this truth. All those who aspire to attain and live the 
reality go through this perilous state, known in Sufism as the station of the 
Inspiring Self (nafs-i mulhimdf. Resultantly, just when one is a step away from the 
reality, one becomes seized by the idea with which Satan infused Adam: "Do not 
restrict yourself! Do as you wish, become limitless!", and falls into the dense and 
base pit of the bodily state, the station of the Commanding Self {nafs-i ammaraB). 
This is why the Quran repeatedly narrates the story of Moses (saw) and the 
Pharaoh. 

The event known as Doomsday (qiyamaB) points to the various experiences of 
one's consciousness during the process of death. The imminent doomsday is 
one's personal death. For, with death, an unchangeable state of existence known 
as the afterlife commences. The global doomsday has been awaited for 
approximately 1400 years now, whereas all that has been said in reference to 
Doomsday has direct pertinence to one's own death. While everyone has their 
own Savior (Mahdi), Antichrist (Dajjal) and Jesus (Isd), and is subject to the 
activities symbolized by these names throughout their whole lifetime, people 
ignorantly think 'Doomsday' is only a galactic event involving the end of our 
solar system or the world, supposedly to take place at some time predicted by 
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Unfortunately, the inability to comprehend the life period of hundreds of 
millions of years at the galactic level, and the attempt to evaluate time based on 
the data received from one's untaught environment, and the primitive 
understanding of a God with a magic wand, had led humanity to adopt an 
improper understanding of the doomsday explained in the Quran. 

As for heaven and hell... The Quran makes a clear statement "heaven as a 
parable (representation, similitude)" (Quran 52:20 and 47:15 . 'Math'alul 
jannatillatiy') and thus makes it evident that all expositions of 'heaven' in the 
Quran are symbolic and metaphoric. It is quite challenging to both comprehend 
and talk about a state of existence in which the 'awakened' ones will dwell, in 
congruence with the Power and other Name qualities they will be endowed with, 
and far from all bodily limitations. This is why "Allah says: I have prepared for 
my pious servants that which no eye has ever seen, no ear has ever heard, 
and no human mind has ever conceived". (Bukhari Muslim and Tirmidhi.) 

Hell is most certainly an atrocious state of existence, in terms of the physical 
body one will assume in that environment. According to our observation it will 
be sustained in the Sun. I wrote about this in detail in my book The Mystery of Man 
in 1985. On the other hand, hell in respect of consciousness, which has a 
stronger emphasis in the Quran, is a far more dreadful torment: When one dies 
they will realize they have been endowed with the qualities and potentials of 
the Names, and have been given the most perfect opportunity to discover and 
manifest these during their earthly life. In the case that they squandered this 
chance by indulging in the physicality of things rather than internal values, they 
will feel an inexplicably tremendous remorse knowing they no longer have a 
chance to compensate. This burning will be the greatest hellfire one can 
experience! 

As for the hellish state of existence while still on earth, it is when the 
consciousness confines itself to a bodily state of existence and becomes attached 
to others and conditioned by value judgments. 

There are many more notes to make but I guess I should not extend this 
introduction any further. If the Rabb of the Worlds (the source of the infinite 
meanings of the Names), wills, the doors of inspiration will be opened up to you 
also and you will have the delightful experience of READing the living Quran 
as it talks to you in person, and tells you about yourself. 

Nevertheless, if you read this work, Decoding The Quran, in light of all that I have 
explained here, I believe you will hear it talking to you and feel the Quran living 
within your Self in a way that you have never experienced before. 

If you question my concept... All I can say is, let us wait and see... Death is too 
near! If I am rightly guided, it is with the favor of Allah, and I am forever 
impotent from duly thanking Him. If this work is valid and legitimate, I don't 
know how those with differing opinions will react! This is my understanding of 
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If, in this work that I share with you without any material expectation in return, 
any humanly interference has occurred on my part besides my Rabb's (the Names 
constituting my essence) guidance and inspiration, I earnestly apologize. 

All success is from Allah, and any shortcoming or error is from the inadequacy 
of my individual consciousness. 

Astaghfir'uIIah wa atubu ilayh. (I ask for repentance (forgiveness, the covering of 
my shortcomings due to my human nature) from Allah. My repentance (return) 
is to HU alone.) 



AHMED HULUSI 

21 January 2009 
North Carolina, USA 



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Unfortunately, my interpretation of the Quran, which has been done in the light 
of the Knowledge of the Reality, has inadvertently led to some 
misunderstandings. One of these is the notion that everything begins and ends 
with man. Of course, in respect of man's essential reality, all that I have written 
are concepts that are shared by and agreed upon by all enlightened individuals. 

However... 

Mankind isn't the be-all and end-all. 

We cannot deny that within the universe and galaxy in which we reside, in fact 
within our very solar system, exists countless different species of life forms, 
which our five-sense dependent science has not yet perceived, but which many 
unconditioned, objective people find very comprehensible. 

The system mechanics that constitutes the make-up of a human being may very 
well be present in other species in the universe. 

This truth is validated in the Quran! 

Whether we take the example of Abraham (saw), Lot (saw) or even Mary (saw) 
we repeatedly encounter these beings mentioned as 'Rasuls' throughout the 
Quran. 

Moreover, I may very comfortably state that the angelic being referred to as 
'Gabriel' is not a product of imagination but a form of life unable to be fully 
perceived by our limited sense perception, while its images are a product of the 
data processing system in the brain. This applies to all beings referred to as 
angels! 

I do not feel it is appropriate to say anything further regarding this topic at this 
stage, when the intrinsic mechanics of the brain are only just being discovered 
and reported in our modem world. But I must add one more note: If you believe 
in their sincerity and genuineness, many enlightened saints such as Abdul Karim 
al Jili and Muhyiddin ibn Arabi have made contact with these life forms. The 
following thought provoking verse also pertains to this truth: 

"I have no knowledge of the discussions of the Mala-i A'la (the Exalted 
Assembly of angels)." ( Quran 38:69) 

There are many reports regarding certain species and their functions referred to 
as 'Mala-i A-'lci in Shah Waliyyullah Dahlawi's renowned book Hujjatullah Baligha, 
translated into Turkish by the Theology Professor Hayreddin Karaman. 

Rasulullah Muhammad's (saw) words: "Befriend me with the Rafiq-i A'la (the 
Highest Company)" also sheds light on this phenomenon! 

Therefore... 



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One should not become so captivated with the inner dimension of things as to 
neglect their exterior-universal aspects. 

Finally, as I had stressed in my book Spirit, Man, Jinn 40 years ago, let us be well 
aware and cautioned against the 'jinni activities' marketed today under the guise 
of being 'angelic' 



AHMED HULUSI 

18 June 2010 



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QUALITIES OF THE NAMES OF ALLAH 
(AL-ASMA UL-HUSNA) 



Wismi-A-llah ar-Rahman ar-Rahim„, Allah, who created me with His Names 
(exalted, magnificent, and perfect qualities), is Rahman and RahM 

Let us heed the fact that a 'name' is only used as a reference to an object or 
quality. A name does not explain what it references in totality, but merely alludes 
to an identity, or an attribute of an identity. Sometimes, a name is used only to 
channel the attention to multiple qualities, without revealing anything about the 
identity. 

In the case of the Names of Allah, let us contemplate the following: Are the 
Names of Allah a collection of fang titles of a God beyond} Or, are they references 
made to the creational properties of Allah (which the senses and conditionings 
externalize!) with which the entire known cosmos and everything in it becomes 
manifest from nothingness into a shadow existence? 

Once this reality is fully conceived and comprehended we may move on to the 
Names of Allah. 

The Quran, which has been conveyed as a Dhikr, i.e. 'the remembrance of man's 
essential reality', is actually a disclosure of the Names to expound ' UluhijjaV . It is 
the Totality of the Names (all of the Names that have been imparted to us and 
that comprise our existence) that man has been endowed with and is invited to 
remember! Some of these have been disclosed in the Quran and some were 
revealed by the Rasul of Allah. One can never say that the names that refer to 
Allah are limited to only 99. Let us give an example... There are many names, 
such as Rabb, Mawla, Kareeb and Hallaq, that are mentioned in the Quran but 
are not included as part of the 99 Names. The name Mureed, which alludes to 
the attribute of 'will' (i.e. He does as He wishes) mentioned in the verse jaf alu 
mayweed, is also not included among the 99 Names. Contrarily, the names Jalil, 
Wajid and Majid are all included in the 99 Names but are not mentioned in the 
Quran. Thus, it would be a mistake to confine the Names of Allah to only 99, 
when the Dimension of the Names designates the infinite quantum potential, 
which involves the act of observing in Allah's Knowledge. Man is provided 
with these Names as a reminder of their own true essence. Perhaps once one 
remembers and lives accordingly to their essential reality, many more Names will 
be disclosed to them. Also, we may say heaven alludes to this truth too, while 
we may not even be aware of the Names that pertain to and compose the 
universes within universes of infinite existence! 

The enlightened ones (Ulul Albab) have used the phrase 'the shadow existence' 
to mean 'the things we perceive do not exist in and by themselves but they are 
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In fact, even the phrase 'Name compositions' is metaphorical; it is only to adapt 
the dual view to the One reality. Absolute reality is the observing of the 
'multidimensional single frame' by the One who 'manifests Himself every 
moment in yet another wondrous way'. ( Quran 55:29) What we refer to as 
'Name compositions' is only like one stroke of the paintbrush on this 
magnificent picture. 

Due to having a name all perceivable things seemingly have a separate individual 
existence, whereas, because there is no God beyond, what is really perceived 
as an existent object is essentially none other than the materialized 
Names (qualities) of Allah. 

This being said, the One denoted by the Names cannot be divided or fragmented 
into pieces, it is not composed of parts, it is even beyond concepts such as being 
'absolute One', 'illimitable', 'infinite' and so on. It is 'Ahad-us-Samad (the 
Absolute Self-Sufficient One) and only mentioned this way in the Quran once! 
Allah, HU, other than whom nothing exists! This knowledge cannot be 
comprehended by the human mind unless it is revealed or divinely inspired and 
observed in one's consciousness! The mind, logic and judgment cannot survive 
here. He who attempts to intellectualize this reality will only be misguided. This 
reality is not open for debate! Any urge to do so will only reveal ignorance! This 
is the reality that pertains to Gabriel's words: "If I take one more step I will 
burn"! 

It must be realized that the Names of Allah point to the quality of His 
knowledge, not His mind, as this is inconceivable. The mind is a function of the 
brain designed to create the world of multiplicity. Essentially, even the phrases 
'the Universal Intellect' {Aql-i kult) and 'the First Intellect' {Aql-i awwal) are 
relative concepts and are used metaphorically to denote the system by which the 
attribute of knowledge is disclosed. 

The Universal Intellect refers to the dimension of knowledge that is present 
within the depths of all beings, within one's essence. This is also the source of 
revelation. 

The First Intellect, on the other hand, is a tailored phrase for the novice mind, to 
describe the dimension of knowledge present in the manifestation (sh'ari) of the 
Names. 

'The dimension of Acts' (of a/) is nothing but the disclosure of the Dimension of 
Names which 'manifests itself every moment in yet another wondrous way'! The 
material world as we know it is this quanta! plane, though differences of 
perception have led to the assumption that it is a different dimension. 

The observing One, the one being observed, the observation, are all ONE! 

'The wine of paradise' alludes to this experience. One who is caught up in the 
perception of multiplicity has no chance but to engage in the chatter of this 
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As for the Acts, activities, multiplicity and what we perceive as the corporeal 
world... Existence belongs only to that which is denoted as the Dimension of 
Names. 

'Observing knowledge in knowledge with knowledge' designates that the 
very disclosure of the Names is the act of observing. In this respect, all forms 
are created and observed in knowledge. Hence it has been said 'the worlds (or 
creation) have not even smelled the scent of existence yet'. Here, the part is 
the observer, and the whole is the observed one! 

The force (kuwwa) pertaining to the Names is referred to as angels, which, in 
essence, constitute the reality of mankind. One who becomes aware of their 
reality is said to have 'united with their Rabti'l Once this state is reached, if it 
doesn't continue, the resulting pain has been narrated as an intense hellish 
suffering! This is the domain of Power (Qudrali) and the command Be! (Kun) 
originates from here; this is the dimension of knowledge, where the mind and 
its functions are completely obsolete! This is the essence of the land of wisdom 
(hikmahy. The mind can only watch the activities that take place in the land of 
wisdom, where only consciousness can actively participate! 

The dimension of Acts [of at) in comparison to this plane (the dimension of 
Power) is a totally holographic (shadow) state of existence. All the activities of 
the entire parallel and multiple universes and all their inhabitants, i.e. natural 
resources, plants, animals (humanoids) and the jinni, are governed by the Mala-i 
A'la (the Exalted Assembly of angels) in this plane, depending on the perception 
capability of the perceiver. 

Rasuls and their successors, the saints, are like the vocal expressions of the Mala-i 
A'la, that is, the forces (potentials) of the Names, on earth! And all of this is part 
of the observation taking place in the dimension of Knowledge! The essence 
of man, in this sense, is angelic and he is invited to remember his angelic 
nature and to live accordingly. This is an in-depth and intricate topic... Those 
who are not acquainted with this knowledge may find my words regarding the 
observation taking place from various dimensions to be contradictory. 
However, the reality I experienced when I was 21 years of age in 1966, which I 
have penned in my book Revelations, has been verified time and time again 
throughout the 45 years that followed it, and I have shared it all without 
expecting any tangible or intangible return. The knowledge I share is not a pass- 
down to me, rather it is the direct blessing of Allah for which I am eternally 
grateful! As such, there is no contradiction in my words. If it appears that way, it 
is probably due to the inability to make the correct connections, resulting from 
an inadequate database. 

So, if this is the reality as I have observed, how should the topic of the Names 
of Allah be approached? 

The Names of Allah are initially expressed through pure consciousness 
(revelation) without the interference of one's consciousness, which tries to 
evaluate them later. The Names are cosmic universal qualities (not in the galactic 
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The Most Beautiful Names belong to Allah. The structural qualities they 
denote pertain to the Absolute Self-Sufficient One. The Names look to the 
quantum potential beyond time and place; the Names signify the point. As such, 
the Names and their meanings belong to Allah alone and are free from becoming 
conditioned by human concepts. 

"Exalted (Subhan - beyond) is Allah what they attribute to Him." (Quran 
23:91) 

"And to Allah belongs the most Beautiful Names, so turn to Him through 
the meanings of His names. And leave the company of those who practice 
deviation (fall into duality) concerning His Names. They will be 
recompensed for what they have been doing." ( Quran 7:180) 

That is, leave the company of those who restrict the Names with their humanly 
values, and fail to recognize the reality of the Beautiful Names and who do not 
know Allah is respect of His A.kbariyyah\ 

"And believes in (confirms) the Most Beautiful (Names) (to be his essential 
reality), we will ease him towards ease." (Quran 92:6-7) 

Even the consequence of good is related to the Names: 

"For the doers of good (ihsari) is the Beautiful (Names) and more (pleasure). 
No darkness (egotism) will cover their faces (consciousness), nor derogation 
(which results from deviating from one's essence). Those are companions of 
Paradise; they will abide therein eternally." ( Quran 10:26) 

Allah's Absolute Essence (dhai) cannot be likened to anything in existence. With 
His greatness {Akbariyyah) He is free from becoming limited or conditioned by 
His creation or the attributes denoted by His Names, which constitute one point 
amongst infinite others. In other words, what is referred to as the Dimension of 
Names is like a multidimensional holographic single frame. And, despite the fact 
that it is perceived as the realm of multiplicity, this realm of activity is 
essentially a unified field of existence created with the compositional qualities in 
His knowledge. 

To summarize before going further... 

The qualities and attributes that we have come to acquire through revelation as 
the Names of Allah (singular in nature) are the very structural compositions that 
manifest the totality of all the universal dimensions, from nothingness into this 
shadow (holographic) existence. This reality, of which earthly vicegerency aspires 
to become aware, is far beyond the reach of the cruel and ignorant. 

The Dimension of Names is the 'exalted, magnificent, and perfect 
attributes and qualities' with all its sub-dimensions and inner-existence! 

Let us now ponder on the world perceived by humanity... and then "raise our 
gaze to the heavens and observe" as the Quran states, without dogmatic views 
and bigotry, with the understanding of universality formed by proficient 
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What value does a world based on our miniscule perception have in comparison 
to the magnificence, glory and perfection of the universe? 

I hope, in the light of this understanding, we can approach the Names of Allah 
with the awareness that their revelation depends on the purging of the individual 
consciousness (based on its limited perception and conception of the Book of 
Knowledge) and that their effects pertain to the whole of the cosmos, 

constantly manifesting new meanings and expressions. 

I would also like to take this opportunity to express one of my concerns. I do 
not feel the knowledge I shared through previous articles has been correctly 
understood. Let me restate that the meanings, qualities and attributes denoted by 
the Names of Allah are only one point among infinite others in the sight of 
Allah. Also, the quantum potential expressed as the Reality of Muhammad or 
the Angel named Spirit is not only pre- and post-eternal, but it is also the reality 
I refer to as the 'multi-dimensional single frame' picture! Because this has not 
been well understood, Allah is still perceived as the one God out therel Whereas the 
whole observation and all that has been articulated pertain only to a point: 
Allah is just Allah, Allah is AkbaA Subhanahu min tan^ihiy (HU is beyond 
comparability)! 

Please be aware that what I write and share with you can never be taken as the 
final conclusion; in fact, it can only be an introduction! It is not possible to 
openly disclose through publication matters that are deeper than this. Anyway, 
the people of this path will recognize that even what we have already shared are 
things that have never been shared in this much detail and this openly before. 
This is a very sensitive topic as the reader may very easily fall into the 
misconception of either an external God or worse, confine the reality to his 
Pharaoh-like Tness and animalistic bodily self! 

I tried to shed some light on the topic of the Names ial-Asmd). Let us now take a 
look at the qualities and attributes denoted by these exalted, magnificent and 
perfect Names (al-Husna)... As much as simple words allow of course... 

THE TRIGGER SYSTEM 

All of the qualities and attributes pertaining to the Names are entirely present at 
every point of existence! However, depending on the desired manifestation, 
some attributes gain precedence over others, like the channels in an equalizer, to 
make up the specific formation. Also, qualities denoted by certain Names 
naturally and automatically trigger the expressions of certain other 
Names, in order to generate a new manifestation. This system is known as 
'sunnatullah' and entails the universal laws of Allah (or the laws of nature as 
those with limited perceptive ability would say) and the mechanics of His system. 

This is a glorious mechanism beyond description; all beings from pre- 
eternity to post-eternity subsist with all their inter and inner dimensions 
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All thoughts and activities projecting from consciousness, whether through the 
universe or a single person's world, are all formed within and according to this 
system. 

In short, we may refer to this mechanism, where qualities of Names trigger one 
another, as the trigger system. 

As I warned above, consider the entire universality of existence (which is ONE 
by essence) as the plane of manifestation of these Names. The trigger system 
applies to every instance of perception by a perceiver in every plane of existence 
within this universality. Since the entire sequence of certain qualities triggering 
other qualities is a known, it is said that the pre- and post-eternal knowledge of 
everything that has and will happen at all times is present in Allah's knowledge! 

The following verses and the Name Hasib allude to this trigger system: 

"...Whether you show what is within your consciousness (your thoughts) or 
conceal it, Allah will bring you to account for it with the Name Hasib..." 

(Quran 2:284) 

"Whoever does an iota's weight of good will see it." (Quran 99:7) 

Evidently, the consequence of an action or thought is inevitably experienced 
within this system. This is why every thought or action of gratitude or 
ungratefulness we may have output in the past would have most definitely 
caught up with us, or is bound to in the future. If one seriously contemplates 
on this many doors will open and secrets will reveal themselves. The mystery of 
fate is also pertinent to this mechanism! 

Let us now follow these signpost-like Names to discover the secret lands they 
point to: 

ALLAH 

ALLAH... Such a name... It points to Uluhiyyah\ 

Uluhiyyah encompasses two realities. HU which denotes Absolute Essence 
(dhai) and the realm of infinite points in which every single point is formed by 
the act of observing knowledge through knowledge. This act of observing is 
such that each point signifies an individual composition of Names. 

By respect of His absolute essence, Allah is other than, but in terms of His 
Names, Allah is the same as the engendered existence (sb'ay) yet nevertheless 
far and beyond (Gbani) from the worlds and any similitude! This is why 
Allah, who created the engendered existence (sb'ay) and the acts with His Names, 
uses the plural pronoun 'We' in the Quran. For, in essence, the engendered 
existence (evetything in creation) is none other than Allah! Please note that by 
engendered existence (sb'ay) we are referring to the Dimension of Names that 
constitute existence. One can ponder and contemplate the essence of creation 
and existence, but one cannot contemplate the Absolute Essence of Allah. It 
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because one that has been created with the expressions of Allah's Names cannot 
fully comprehend the Absolute Essence of Allah! Even if this knowledge is 
revealed by divine inspiration — which is impossible — it is inconceivable. This 
is why it is said 'the path of such pursuit ends in nothingness'. 

HU 

HUAllahulladhiy la ilaha ilia HU. 

Whether via revelation or through consciousness, HU is the inner essence of the 
reality of everything that is perceived... To such extent that, as the reflection of 
Akbariyyah, first awe then nothingness is experienced and, as such, the Reality 
of Hu can never be attained! Sight cannot reach HU! HU denotes absolute 
obscurity and incomprehension! As a matter of fact, all names, including Allah 
are mentioned in connection with HU in the Quran! 

"HU ALLAH is AHAD. " 

'HU is RAHMAN and RAHIM. " 

•HU isAWWAL, AKHIR, ZAHIR and BATIN. " 

•HU is AUY andAZIM. " 

'HU is SAM1 and BASIK " 

And also the last three verses of Chapter al-Hashr... 

It is also important to note that using HU as a prefix to other Names is first to 
establish incomparability (tan^ih) and then to denote similarity (tashbih) in 
reference to the given Name. This should be remembered at all times. 

AR-RAHMAN 

Ar-Rahman signifies the materialization of the essence of every iota with Allah's 
Names in His knowledge. In modern terms, it designates the quantum potential. 
It is the potential of the source of the entire creation. It is the name of the 
Dimension of Names! All things obtain their existence at the level of 
knowledge and will with the attributes denoted by this name. 

As signified by the verses " ' ar-Rahmanu ala'l arsh'istiiva" ( Quran 20:5) and "ar- 
Rahman Allamal Quran, Khalekal Insan, Allamul bayan" (Quran 55:1-4) . Rahman is 
the reality that manifests in consciousness! The 'mercy' is in the act of 
'manifesting it into existence.' 

The narration of Muhammad (saw) that 'Allah created Adam in the image of 
Rahmati means the knowledge aspect of man reflects the qualities of Rahman, 
i.e. the qualities of the Names. 

The essence (dial) of man is also related to the name Rahman. As such, the 
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(Quran 25:60) and Satan (the mind, illusion) rebels against Rahman (Quran 
19:44) . These verses indicate the manifestation of the essence of 'Man'. 

AR-RAHIM 

Ar-Rahim is the Name that brings the infinite qualities of ar-Rahman into 
engendered existence. In this sense, it is the 'observation' of the potential. S\r- 
Rahim observes itself through the forms of existence, by guiding the conscious 
beings to the awareness that their lives and their essential reality are comprised of 
and governed by the Names. 

"...And is ever He, Rahim to those who believe in their essential reality" 

(Quran 33:43) . 

Ar-Rahim is the source of the plane of existence referred to as 'heaven'. 
Ar-Rahim is the producer of the angelic state. 

AL-MALEEK 

The Sovereign One, who manifests His Names as he wishes and governs them in 
the world of acts as He pleases. The one who has providence over all things. 

"Subhan is He in whose hand (governance) is the Malakut (the force of the 
Names) of all things, and to Him you will be returned (the illusory self — ego 
will come to an end and the Absolute Reality will be discerned) . (Quran 36:83) 

The Sovereign One who has no partners! 

He who is blessed with this awareness will find himself only in absolute 
submission to al-Ma!eek\ Objection and rebellion will cease. Al-Maleek is the 
foremost quality pertinent to the phenomenon known as its manifestations 
through a continuum (arsh-i istiwa), 

"Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth glorify (tasbih, 
with their unique dispositions) Allah, the Maleek, the Quddus, the Aziz, the 
Hakim (to manifest whatever meanings He desires)." (Quran 62:1) 

AL-QUDDUS 

The One who is free and beyond being defined, conditioned and limited by His 
manifest qualities and concepts! Albeit the engendered existence is the disclosure 
of His Names, He is pure and beyond from becoming defined and limited by 
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AS-SALAM 

One who enables a state of peace by emancipating individuals from the 
conditions of nature and bodily life and endows the experience of 'certainty' 
(jakeeri). One who facilitates the comprehension of Islam for the believers, and 
enables the heavenly state of existence called 'Dar'tts-Salaf?/ (the explicit 
manifestation of our implicit potentials). ( Quran 36:58) 

This name is triggered by the name ar-Rahim: 

"'Salam,' a word from a 'Rahim' Rabb shall reach them (they will experience 
the manifestation of the Name Salam) !" 

AL-MU'MIN 

The One who enables the awareness that He, by respect of His Names, is 
beyond what is perceived. This awareness reflects upon us as 'faith' (imari). All 
believers, including Rasuls and angels, have their faith rested upon this 
awareness, which frees the mind from the enslavement of illusion. While illusion 
can deter the mind, which uses comparison to operate, it becomes powerless and 
ineffective in the sight of faith. 

The inherent quality of the Name al-Mu'min manifests itself directly from 
Awareness in one's consciousness, thereby rendering obsolete the effect of 
illusion. 



AL-MUHAYMIN 

The One who maintains and protects the manifestations of His Names with His 
own system (al-Hafidhu war-Kakiybu ala kulli shaj)\ 

Al-Muhaymin also designates the One who safeguards and protects (the trust). 

The root word of al-Muhaymin is amanah (trust), mentioned in the Quran as the 
trust from which the heavens, the earth and the mountains refrained, but which 
'Man' (the twin brother of the Quran) accepted. Essentially, it indicates the 
consciousness pertaining to the knowledge of the Names, symbolized as the 
angel 'SPIRIT', which is then passed on to Man, the vicegerent on earth. That is, 
the 'trust' signifies living with the awareness that your essence is comprised of 
the Names. This works in conjunction with the name al-Mu'min, The angel 
(force) named SPIRIT also possesses a form since it is also a manifestation, and 
as such, it is Hayy and Qayyum due to the perfection of its 'faith' in the infinite 
qualities of the Names. 

AL-AZIZ 

The One who, with His unchallengeable might, disposes as He wishes. The One 
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with the name Rabb. The Rabb attribute carries out the demands of the Aziz 
attribute! 



AL-JABBAR 

The One whose will is compelling. The corporeal worlds (engendered existence) 
are compelled to comply with His demands! There is no room for refusal. This 
'jabi (compelling) quality will inevitably express itself and apply its laws through 
the essence of beings. 

AL-MUTAKABBIR 

The One to whom the word T exclusively belongs. Absolute 'I'ness belongs 
only to Him. Whoever, with the word T, accredits a portion of this Absolute 
'I'ness to himself, thereby concealing the 'I'ness comprising his essence and 
fortifying his own relative 'I'ness, will pay its consequence with 'burning' 
(suffering). Majesty (Absolute 'I'ness) is His attribute alone. 

AL-KHALIQ 

The ONE Absolute Creator! The One who brings individuals into the existence 
from nothingness, with His Names! Everything al-Khaliq creates has a purpose to 
fulfill, and according to this unique purpose, possesses a natural predisposition 
and character. Hence it has been said:"characterize yourselves with the 
character of Allah" (Tahallaku biakhlakillah) to mean:Live in accordance with 
the awareness that you are comprised of the structural qualities of the Names of 
Allah! 



AL-BARI 

The One who fashions all of creation (from micro to macro) with unique 
functions and designs yet all in conformity with the whole, like the harmonious 
functioning of all the different organs in the body! 

AL-MUSAWWIR 

The fashioner of forms. The One who exhibits 'meanings' as 'forms' and devises 
the mechanism in the perceiver to perceive them. 

AL-GAFFAR 

The One who, as requisites of divine power or wisdom, 'conceals' the 
inadequacies of those who recognize their shortcomings and wish to be freed 
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AL-QAHHAR 

The One who executes the effects of His Name ' Wahid and renders invalid the 
seeming existence of the relative Tness. 



AL-WAHHAB 

The One who bestows and gives unrequitedly to those He wishes, oblivious of 
deservedness. 



AR-RAZZAQ 

The One who provides all necessary nutrition for the survival of any unit of 
manifestation regardless of its plane of existence. 



AL-FATTAH 

The One who generates expansion within individuals. The One who enables the 
recognition and observation of Reality, and hence, that there is no inadequacy, 
impairment, or mistake in the engendered existence. The One who expands 
one's vision and activity, and enables their proper usage. The One who enables 
the recognition and use of the unrecognized (overseen). 



AL-ALEEM 

The One who, with the quality of His knowledge, infinitely knows everything in 
every dimension with all its facets. 



AL-QABID 

The One who exercises His verdict by retaining the essence of an individual's 
Name reality. The One who restrains and enforces withdrawnness. 



AL-BASIT 

The One who opens and expands; the One who enables dimensional and in- 
depth sight. 



AL-KHAFID 

The One who abases. The One who capacitates a state of existence which is far 
from reality. The creator of the 'asfali safileeri (the lower state of existence). The 
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AR-RAFI 

The One who exalts. The one who elevates conscious beings to higher states of 
existence; to enable the realization and observation of their essential reality. 

AL-MU'IZZ 

The Giver of Honor. The One who bestows honor to whom he wishes and 
holds them in esteem over others. 

AL-MUDHILL 

The One who exposes dishonor in some and degrades below others. The One 
who deprives from honorable qualities and compels to humiliation with the veil 
of Tness (ego). 

AS-SAMI 

The One who perceives His manifestations at every instance. The One who 
enables awareness and comprehension. 

This name triggers the Name al-Basir. 

AL-BASIR 

The One who is constantly observing His manifestations and evaluating their 
outputs. 

AL-HAKAM 

The Absolute Judge whose judgment (verdict) is irresistibly applied. 

AL-ADL 

The One who provides each of His manifestations their due right in consonance 
with their creation program. The One who is absolutely free from unjustness 
or tyranny. 

AL-LATIF 

The One who is subtly present in the depths of every manifestation. The One 
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AL-HABIR 

The One who is aware of the manifestations of His Names at all times. The One 
who allows his manifestations to discern the level of their comprehension via 
their outputs. 

AL-HALIM 

The One who refrains from giving sudden (impulsive) reactions to events, but 
rather evaluates all situations in respect of their purpose of manifestation. 

AL-AZIM 

The magnificent glory beyond any manifestation's capacity of comprehension. 

AL-GHAFUR 

The One who's Mercy should never be doubted or given up on. The One who 
enables necessary cleansing and triggers the name Rahim to bestow blessings. 

ASH-SHAKUR 

The One who allows the proper use of His bestowals in order that He may 
increase them. The One who enables the due evaluation of resources such that 
more can be attained. This name triggers the name al-Karim, If this name is not 
activated in one's life, one will be obstructed from a connection with Allah and 
not able to duly use his resources, turning his attention to other things and hence 
becoming veiled from the blessings of Allah. This leads to 'ungratefulness', 
which is defined as the inability to adequately evaluate and use blessings. 
Eventually this results in total deprivation. 

AL-ALIY 

The Highest (or the Sublime). The sublime One who observes existence from 
the point of reality (essence). 

AL-KABIR 

The magnitude of the worlds He created with His Names are incomprehensible. 

AL-HAFIZ 

The One who provides all requirements to preserve and maintain existence. 



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AL-MUQEET 

The One who facilitates the expression of the Name al-Hafi^ by providing the 
necessary material and spiritual platform for it. 



AL-HASIB 

The One who maintains individuality by holding them to account of their 
behavioral output through the mechanics of 'consequence' 

In doing so, an indefinite flow of formation is established. 



AL-JALIL 

The One who, with His magnificent comprehensiveness and perfection, is the 
sultan of the world of acts. 



AL-KARIM 

The exceedingly generous and bountiful One who bestows His bounties even 
upon those who deny His existence. The ability to READ (iqrd) is only possible 
through the activation of this Name, which lies dormant within the essence of 
every individual. 



AR-RAQIB 

The One who watches over and keeps under control the manifestations of His 
Names, with His names, at all times. 



AL-MUJIB 

The One who unequivocally responds to all who turn towards Him (in prayer 
and invocation) and provides their needs. 



AL-WASI 

The All-embracing. The One who embraces the whole of existence with the 
expressions of His Names. 



AL-HAKIM 

The One whose power of knowledge appears under the guise of 'causes', hence 
creating causality and leading to the perception of multiplicity. 



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AL-WADUD 

The creator of attraction. The creator of unconditional and unrequited love. The 
essence within every beloved! 

AL-MAJEED 

The One whose majestic glory is evident through His magnificent 
manifestations! 

AL-BAITH 

The One who constantly transforms new dimensions of existence. As a requisite 
of the mechanism denoted by the verse "Everything in the heavens and earth 
asks from Him; at every instance HU (the Absolute Essence of Existence) 
manifests Himself in yet another way! " (Quran 55:29) . al-Baith continually 
creates new experiences. 

The expression of this name in respect to humanity is depicted in 
^amantd (Comprises the six fundamentals of belief in Islam. It consists of belief in 
Allah, His angels, His books, His Rasuls, Doomsday [life after death] and destiny 
[qadar\, that all good and evil are from Allah.) as 'to believe in life (resurrection) 
after death' (bath'u badal mawt) and the verse "That you will certainly change 
dimensions and transform into bodies befitting those dimensions ! " . ( Quran 
84:19) 

We said ba'th (resurrection) is to taste death and to commence a new state of life 
after death... However, resurrection is also possible here on earth in this plane of 
existence. Like the resurrections of wilayah (sainthood), nubuwwah (prophethood), 
and risalah (the personification of Allah's knowledge)! As all of these stations 
comprise new states of life. 

To give an example, we may say ba'th is like the germination of a seed to sprout 
its plant, or 'give shoot to new life'. Similarly, life emerges from death (dormant 
inactive potential). In relation to the new state of existence, the previous state is 
considered as a 'grave' (qabir). 

"That Hour (death) will definitely come - there is no doubt about it. And 
Allah will definitely resurrect the beings (individual forms of consciousness) 
in their graves (bodies) (to continue their lives through new bodies)!" (Quran 
22:7) 

ASH-SHAHID 

The One who witnesses His existence through His own existence. The One who 
observes the disclosure of His Names and witnesses His manifestations! The 
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AL-HAQQ 

The absolute and unequivocal reality! The source and essence of every function 
in manifestation! 

AL-WAKIL 

The One who provides the means for self-actualization. The One who advocates 
and protects those who place their trust in Him, providing them with the most 
auspicious outcomes. He who believes in the potential of the name al-Wakil in 
his own essence, will have confirmed his faith in all the Names (all his 
potentials). The source of the mystery of vicegerency lies in this Name! 

AL-QAWWI 

The One who transforms His power into the enabling potential for the 
manifestation of existence (hence comprising the force of the whole of 
existence). 

The One who forms the angelic state. 

AL-MATIN 

The One who sustains the world of acts, the steadfast, the creator of robustness 
and stability, the provider of strength and resistance! 

AL-WALIYY 

The One who guides and enables an individual to discover their reality and to 
live their life in accordance to their essence. It is the source of risalah 
(personification of Allah's knowledge) and nubuwwah (prophethood), which 
comprise the pinnacle states of sainthood (wilayaB). It is the dispatcher of the 
perfected qualities comprising the highest point of sainthood, risalah, and the 
state one beneath that, nubuwwah. While the expression of nubuwwah is indefinitely 
functional, the expression of nubuwwah applies only to earthly life. A Nabi 
continues to live at the same state of perfection after death, but his explicit role 
as a Nabi is no longer active. On the other hand, due to its inherent saintly 
qualities, risalah continues infinitely (as it does with saints). 

AL-HAMID 

The One who observes and evaluates His universal perfection on worldly forms 
manifested by His Name al-Waliyy. 

Hamd belongs only to Him. 



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AL-MUHSI 

The creator of the 'forms' (micro to macro) comprising the seeming 
multiplicities, each equipped with unique qualities and attributes, within UNITY. 

AL-MUBDI 

The One who originates the whole of creation in the corporeal worlds, all with 
exclusive and unique qualities. 

AL-MU'ID 

The One who restores life to those who turn back to their essence. 

AL-MUHYI 

The One who enlivens and enlightens! The One who enables the continuation of 
the individual's life through the application of knowledge and the observation of 
one's essential reality. 

AL-MUMIT 

The One who enables a 'taste' (experience) of death. The One who allows a 
transition between one state of existence to another. 



AL-HAYY 

The source of names! The One who gives life to the Names and manifests them. 
The source of universal energy, the essence of energy! 

AL-QAYYUM 

The One who renders Himself existent with His own attributes, without the 
need of anything. Everything in existence subsists with al-Qayyum. 

AL-WAJID 

The One whose qualities and attributes are unfailingly abundant. The manifest 
One. The One, from which nothing lessens, despite the abundance of His 
manifestations. 



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AL-MAJID 

The magnificent and glorious One with unrestricted, infinite generosity and 
endowment (benevolence). 



AL- WAHID 

The One and only! 'ONE'ness far beyond any concept of multiplicity. The 
ONE, that isn't composed of (or can be broken into) parts (as in pantheism). 
The 'ONE'ness that renders duality obsolete! The 'ONE'ness that no mind or 
intellect can fully comprehend! 



AS-SAMAD 

The Pure Whole One! Free from the concept of multiplicity! Not formed of 
adjoining parts. Far from conceptualization and limitation. The self-sufficient 
One, in need of nothing! 

An authentic hadith narrates: "As-Samad is such that it bears no space or 
emptiness within it (all, whole, one)." 



AL-QADIR 

The One who creates (discloses, manifests) and observes His knowledge with 
His power without depending on causality. The One who is absolutely 
boundless! 



AL-MUQTADIR 

The Determiner. The absolute possessor of all power pertaining to creation, 
governance, and disposition. 



AL-MUQADDIM 

The One who expedites (or prioritizes) the manifestation of Names according to 
their purpose of creation. 



AL-MU'AKHKHIR 

The One who delays manifestation in consonance with His name al-Hakim. 

AL-AWWAL 

The first and initial state of existence, the essential Name. 



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AL-AKHIR 

The infinitely subsequent One, to all creation. 

AZ-ZAHIR 

The self-evident One, the explicit, unequivocal and perceivable manifestation. 

AL-BATIN 

The unperceivable reality within the perceivable manifestation! The source of the 
unknown [Awwal, Akhir, Zahir, Batin, HUT) 

AL-WALI 

The One who governs according to His own verdict. 

AL- MUTA'ALI 

The limitless, boundless Supreme One, whose supremacy encompasses 
everything! The One whose reality can never be duly reflected by any 
engendered, conceptualized existence. The One who is beyond being limited by 
any mind or intellect. 

AL-BARR 

The One who eases the actualization of individual temperaments and natural 
dispositions. 

AT-TAWWAB 

The One who guides individuals to their essence by enabling them to perceive 
and comprehend the reality. The One who allows individuals to repent, that is, to 
abandon their misdoings and to compensate for any harm that may have been 
caused. The activation of this Name triggers the name Rahim, and thus 
benevolence and beauty is experienced. 

AL-MUNTAQIM 

The One who makes individuals live the consequences of their actions that 
impede in the realization of their essence. To 'avenge' i^untiqani) is to make one 
'pay the price' i.e. face the consequence of their doings without exception or pity. 
Allah is beyond being bound by concepts such as revenge. When used in 
conjunction with 'severe in retribution' {Shadid al-Iqab) (Quran 59:4) . al-Muntaqim 



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denotes the force that most severely avenges individuals for failing to recognize 
their essence, by making them live out the consequences of their own obstructive 
actions in a most severe and intense way. 

AL-AFUW 

The One who forgives all offences except for 'duality' (shirq); the failure to 
recognize the reality of non-duality prevents the activation of the name al-Afuw, 
Note that to forgive an offence does not mean to compensate the losses of the 
past, for in the system of sunnatulhh there is no compensation of the past! 

AR-RA'UF 

The compassionate and pitying One who protects individuals who turn to Him 
from all kinds of behavior which may cause harm or trouble to them. 

AL-MAALIK'UL-MULK 

The One who governs His Sovereignty as He wishes without having to give 
account to any individual. 

"Say, 'Allah, the sovereign of all sovereignty... You give sovereignty to whom 
You will and You take sovereignty away from whom you will. You honor whom 
You will and You abase whom You will. In Your hand is all good. Certainly, you 
are Qadir over all things.'" ( Quran 3:26) 

DHUL-JALALI WAL-IKRAM 

The One who makes individuals experience their 'nothingness' by enabling them 
to comprehend the reality that they were created from 'naught' and then 
bestowing them 'Eternity' by allowing them to observe the manifestations of the 
Names comprising their essence. 

AL-MUQSIT 

The One who applies justice, as the requirement of His Uluhiyya, by endowing 
every individual their due, based on their unique creation purpose. 

AL-JAMI 

The One who observes the whole of existence as a multi-dimensional single 
frame in His Knowledge. The One who gathers creation according to the 
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AL-GHANI 

The One who is beyond being labeled and limited by the manifestations of His 
Names, as He is Great (Akbar) and beyond all concepts. The One who is 
infinitely abundant with His Names. 

AL-MUGHNI 

The One who enriches individuals and raises them above others in wealth and 
emancipates them. The One who enriches with His own riches. The One who 
grants the beauty of infinity (baqa) which results from fakf (nothingness). 

"And did We not find you poor (faqr, in nothingness) and made you rich 

(with infinity — baqa, i.e.)? (Did we not make you a servant of the Ghani? Did we 
not enrich and emancipate you?)" ( Quran 93:8) 

"And indeed, it is HU who enriches and deprives." ( Quran 53:48) 

AL-MANI 

The One who prevents those from attaining things they do not deserve! 

AD-DARR 

The One who afflicts individuals with various distressing situations (sickness, 
suffering, trouble) in order to make them turn to Himself! 

AN-NAFI 

The One who prompts individuals to engage in good thoughts and actions to aid 
them towards beneficent and auspicious outcomes. 

AN-NUR 

The Knowledge that is the source and essence of everything! The essence of 
everything is Nur, everything is comprised of knowledge. Life subsists with 
knowledge. Those with knowledge are the ever-living ones (Hayj), while those 
who lack knowledge are like living dead. 

AL-HADI 

The guide to the truth. The One who allows individuals to live according to their 
reality. The articulator of the truth. The guide to reality. 



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AL-BADEE 

The incomparable beauty and the originator of beautiful manifestation! The One 
who originates innumerable manifestations, all with unique and exclusive 
qualities, and without any example, pattern, specimen etc. 

AL-BAQI 

The Everlasting. The One who exists beyond the concept of time. 

AL-WARITH 

The One who manifests under various names and forms in order to inherit and 
protect the possessions of those who abandon all their belongings to undergo 
true transformation. When one form is exhausted, He continues His existence 
with another form. 



AR-RASHID 

The guider to the right path. The One who allows individuals, who recognize 
their essential reality, to experience the maturity of this recognition! 

AS-SABUR 

"And if Allah were to hold responsible the people for their wrongdoings 
and enforce the consequences upon them at once, He would not have left 
upon the earth any creature (DABBAH, i.e. earthling, in human 'form' — not 
human), but He defers them until a specified time. And when their time 
comes, they can neither fall behind it nor precede it by even an hour." 
(Quran 16:61) 

The One who waits for each individual to execute his creation program before 
rendering effective the consequences of their actions. Allowing the tyranny of 
the tyrant to take place, i.e. activating the Name as-Sabur, is so that both the 
oppressor and the oppressed can duly carry out their functions before facing the 
consequences in full effect. Greater calamity forces the creation of increased 
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A FINAL REMINDER 

Obviously the meanings of the Names of Allah cannot be confined to such a 
narrow scope. This is why I refrained from going into this topic for many years. 
For I know it is impossible to duly cover the comprehensiveness of this topic. 
However, my own experience of the reflections of this knowledge has compelled 
me to cover this topic to some extent. I ask Allah's forgiveness. Many books 
have been written in this field. I only touched upon it based on my 
understanding today and in a way that is easy to remember. Perhaps I have 
unveiled only the tip of the iceberg! 

SubhanAllahu ammayasifuri*. (Quran 23:91) 

I feel I need to reiterate the importance of the following point before concluding 
this topic: 

Everything that I have shared with you here must be observed and experienced 
within one's consciousness, after becoming cleansed from the restraints of the 
illusory identity (Tness) and the density of the bodily state of existence. If this 
cleansing involves the automated repetitions of certain words and phrases 
without experiential confirmation, the results will be no different from a 
computer running a program, and hence, ineffective. Sufism is a way of life! 
Those who narrate and repeat the words of others (hence gossip!) squander their 
lives, finding solace in Satan's adorned and embellished games! 

The evidence of having attained the reality of this knowledge is the end of 
suffering! That is, if you are no longer bothered or troubled by anything or 
anyone, if no situation or person can upset you anymore, it means this 
knowledge has become your reality! As long as one is bound by value 
judgments attached to conditionings and lives his life centered around 
emotions and behaviors resulting from these, his life will continue and 
mature as an 'earthling' (not a human) and be subject to 'causality', both 
here and in the afterlife. 

Knowledge is for application. So, let us begin with the application of: 'knowledge 
that is not applied is a weight on one's shoulders!' 

Let us ask ourselves at the end of each day: 

"Am I ready to embark on a 'one-way' journey tonight in my sleep?" 

"Are worldly matters still bothering me and causing me to suffer? Or am I living 
my servitude in peace and happiness?" 

If your answer is 'Yes', glad tidings to you my friend! If it is 'No', then many 
tasks await you tomorrow! In this case, when you wake up in the morning, ask 
yourself "What must I do today in order to go to bed in total peace and 
happiness tonight?" 

Glory be to the One who allows us to live our days with the awareness that 
everything we own will perish... 

Wassalam... 



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A special thank you to the honorable imam of Istanbul Kanlica Mosque, Hasan 
Guler Hodja, a venerable scholar and an exemplary man of knowledge, for 
sharing his valuable insight with me and for assisting me with 'Decoding The 
Quran'. 

AHMED HULUSI 

03 February 2009 
North Carolina, USA 



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I seek refuge in the protective forces of the Names of Allah comprising my 
Essence from impulses generated by the accursed and rejected (rajim) Satan, 
which, as a result of preconditioning, causes our sense of illusion to perceive the 
existent as non-existent and the non-existent as existent, thereby making man 
believe he is an independent being and body outside the Names of Allah, 
directing man to the idea of an external deity-God in the heavens. 



1. By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B' ), the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 

2. Hamd (the evaluation of the corporeal worlds created with His Names, as He 
wills) belongs to Allah, the Rabb (the absolute source of the infinite meanings 
of the Names) of the worlds (the universe created within the brain of every 
individual) 

3. The Rahman (the quality with which He forms the dimension of Names; the 
Quantum Potential), the Rahim (the quality with which He continually creates 
the engendered existence with the meanings of the Names) 

4. The Maleek (the Sovereign One, who manifests His Names as he wishes and 
governs them in the world of acts as He pleases. The One who has providence 
over all things) or the Maalik (the Absolute Owner) of the eternal period 
governed by the decrees of religion (sunnatullah). 

5. You alone we serve, and from You alone we seek the continual 
manifestation of your Names (By manifesting the meanings of Your Beautiful 
Names we, as the whole of creation, are in a state of natural servitude to You, 
and we seek guidance to attain and maintain this awareness at all times) 

6. Enable the realization that leads to our innermost essential reality (sirat 
al-mustaqeem) 

7. The path of those upon whom You have bestowed favor (those who 
believe in the Names of Allah as comprising their essential self and experience 
the awareness of their force) not of those who have evoked Your wrath (who 
have failed to the see the reality of their selves and the corporeal worlds and who 



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have become conditioned with their ego-identities) nor of those who are astray 
(from the Reality and the understanding of the One denoted by the name Allah, 
the al-Wahid-ul Ahad-as-Samad, and who thus associate partners with Allah 
[shirq; duality]). 



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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif Lam Meem. 

2. This is the Knowledge (Book) of the reality and sunnatullah (the 
mechanics of the system of Allah), about which there is absolutely no doubt; 
it is the source of comprehension for those who seek protection. 

3. Who believe in the reality (that their being comprises of the compositions of 
the Names of Allah) unknown to them (beyond their perception), and who 
establish prayer (who experience the meaning of salat alongside performing its 
physical actions) and who spend unrequitedly from both the physical and 
spiritual sustenance of life that We have provided for them for the sake of 
Allah. 

4. And who believe in what has been revealed to you from your essence 

(from the depths of your essence to your consciousness) and what was 
revealed before you, and who, of their eternal life to come, are certain (in 

complete submission as a result of an absolute comprehension). 

5. They are in a state of HUDA (comprehension of the reality) from their 
Rabb (the Name composition comprising their essence) and it is they who are 
successful. 

6. Indeed, for those who deny (cover) the reality, it is all the same whether 
you warn them or do not warn them — they will not believe. 

7. Allah has set a seal upon their brain's perception of the reality; their 
insight is veiled. They have deserved great suffering as the consequence of 
their actions. 

8. And of the people are some who say, "We believe in Allah in accord 
with the meaning of the letter B (with the belief that the Names of Allah 
comprise their being) and the life to come (that they will forever live the 



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consequences of their deeds)" but, in fact, their faith is not in line with this 
reality! 

9. They think (that by saying "we believe in accord with the meaning of the 
letter 'B'") they can deceive Allah (their essential reality) and the believers, 
but they deceive only themselves, yet they are unaware of it! 

10. Their consciousness is not capable of healthy thought (they are unable 
to perceive the reality), and Allah has increased this. They will incur a 
painful suffering for denying their reality. 

11. And when it is said to them, "Do not cause corruption (do not live 

contrary to your purpose of existence) on the earth (and your bodies)," they 
say, "We are but reformers (we use things justly and appropriately)." 

12. Most assuredly, it is they who are the corrupters (perverting things out of 
place), but they are not conscious of it. 

13. And when it is said to them, "Believe as the believers have believed," 
they say, "Should we believe as the foolish (the limited in intellect; those who 
live recklessly without thinking) have believed?" Most definitely, it is they 
who are the foolish (limited in intellect and unable to contemplate) but they do 
not realize, they can not comprehend! 

14. And when they are with the believers, they say, "We believe - we 
accept"; but when they are alone with their devils / evil ones (the corrupters 
and deluders of their illusion) they say, "Indeed, we are with you; we were 
only mocking them." 

15. (But) it is they who Allah mocks (for their incessant failure to comprehend 
Allah as their essential reality) and leaves them in their transgression as a 
result of their blindness (lack of insight). 

16. Those are the ones who have bought fallacy (incapacity to recognize their 
reality) in exchange for the truth that comprises their essence. Their 
transaction has brought them no profit, nor will it lead them to the truth! 

17. Their example is like someone who kindles a fire that illuminates their 
surrounding, yet because the Nur (light of knowledge) from their essence 
does not shine through, Allah leaves them in darkness; they can no longer 
see! 

18. Deaf (unable to perceive), dumb (unable to articulate the reality) and blind 
(unable to grasp the obvious truth); they cannot return to their essential 
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19. Of, it is as if they are in a rainstorm (of thoughts) from the sky (the 
domain of the intellect/intellectual activity), within which is darkness (the 
unknown), thunder (the clashing of rights and wrongs) and lightning (a sudden 
insight into the knowledge of the reality)! They block their ears to the thunder 
from fear of death (in fear of losing their constructed identities or ego in the 
face of the reality). Allah is the All-Encompassing One who also comprises 
(and encompasses) the existence of the deniers of the truth. 

20. The lightning (the light of the reality) almost seizes their sight (their 
perception based on what they see). Every time it lights (the way) for them, 
they progress a few steps with the light of the reality; but when the light is 
gone they are left in darkness. And if Allah had willed, He would have 
lessened the manifestation of His Names Sami and Basir on them. 
Indeed, Allah is Qadir over all things. 

21. O mankind, consciously serve (become conscious of your servitude to) 
your Rabb (the Names comprising your essence), the creator of you and those 
before you, so that you may be of the protected ones. 

22. He made the earth (body) a bed (vehicle), the sky (consciousness — brain) 
a place of living and revealed (disclosed) from the sky (from the depths of 
consciousness) rain (knowledge) and provided thereby sustenance of life 
(both mental and bodily). So do not fall into duality (shirq) by assuming the 
existence of an external deity-god! 

23. And if you are in doubt about what We disclosed to Our Servant (that 
which was revealed to his consciousness from his essential reality — the 
Dimension of Names) then produce a surah the like thereof! If you are 
truthful (true to your word) call upon your witnesses other than (the Uluhiyya 
denoted by the name) Allah. 

Note: The word 'other' here is translated from the Arabic word 'doon' which 
connotes the impossibility of anything that can be likened to the One referenced 
as 'Allah'; hence any imagined god/ s can only be 'other' (doon) than Allah and 
they can in no way be likened to or differed from or compared to the Absolute 
Reality called Allah. Any form of existence referenced by the word 'doon' also 
obtains its life force from the compositional qualities denoted by the Names of 
Allah, yet its existence can in no way be compared or held equal to Allah. Thus, 
any idea or thought an individual infers about the One denoted by the name 
Allah can never define Him in respect of His Absolute Reality. The verse 'laysa 
kamithlihi shay'a' — nothing can be likened to Him — in following chapters 
attenuates the fact that no concept can come close to defining the One 
referenced as Allah. All of this is designated by the word 'doon'. Since there is no 
word in English that duly captures the meaning of 'doon' I have no choice but to 
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24. But if you can't do this — and you will never be able to — then fear the 
fire, whose fuel is men and stones (forms of consciousness as men and stones; 
individual consciousness materialized into form in accord with that domain of 
existence — Allah knows best!), for that fire will burn the deniers of the 
reality! 

25. And give the good news to those who believe and engage in deeds to 
experience the reality, that for them there will be Paradises (the constant 
formation of knowledge in the state of observing the manifestations of Allah's 
Names) beneath which rivers flow. As they are provided with this provision 
(observation), they will say, "This is similar to that which we tasted 
before." And it is similar to that which they tasted before. They will abide 
therein eternally with their partners (The word 'zawj' is also used in various 
contexts to mean different things. While its most common usage is to mean 
'partner in marriage', it has also been used in the context of consciousness 
implying the partner or equivalent of consciousness and the body that will fall 
into disuse at some point. In fact, the seventh verse of chapter 56 . al-Waqi'ah, 
states 'azwajan thalathah' to mean 'three kinds' not three wives!) purified from 
the filth of shirq (duality). 

26. Indeed, Allah will not hesitate to use the example of a mosquito wing, 
or even a smaller item. And those who fulfill the requisites of their faith 
know that this is the Truth originating from their Rabb. But as for those 
who deny this truth, (without contemplating upon the examples that are 
provided) they say, "What did Allah mean with this example?" This 
parable leads many astray (due to the incapacity of their creational program — 
natural disposition [fitrah]) and some, it directs to the truth (to the realization 
of their essence). (With this parable) Allah misleads no other than those who 
have lost their purity (who have become veiled from the truth)! 

27. Those who break the covenant of Allah (the requirements of manifesting 
the qualities of the Names and the potential to live at this level of awareness) 
after coming to the world (identifying with the illusory corporeal existence). 
Who fragment that which has been ordered to be unified (the observation 
of the reality of the Names) and cause corruption (squander their lives in 
pursuit of bodily desires — the impulses coming from the second brain in the 
stomach — the commands of the carnal self) on earth (their bodily life). It is 
verily those who are the losers. 

28. How can you deny that the Names of Allah comprise your essence (in 

accord with the meaning of the letter B) when you were lifeless (unaware of 
your essential reality) and He brought you to life (with the knowledge He 
disclosed to you); again He will cause you to die (from the state of thinking 
you are only the body), and again He will bring you to life (purify you from 
confining your existence to your body and enable you to live in a state of 
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29. It is HU (HU/He should be contemplated upon in multidimensional depth!) 
who created for you all of that which is on the earth (all of the qualities and 
functions of your body). Then He turned to your consciousness (brain) and 
arranged it into seven realms (seven levels of comprehension, seven stages of 
the self). He is knowing of all things as He creates everything from 
Himself (He comprises the essence of all manifestations). 

30. And when your Rabb said to the angels (angels here are personifications 
of the qualities of the Names comprising one's body, hence the addressee here is 
you), "I will make upon the earth (the body) a vicegerent (conscious beings 
who will live with the awareness of the Names)." They said, "Will You make 
one who causes corruption and sheds blood therein, while we declare 
Your hamd (evaluate your existence that you have manifested through us) and 
engage in your tasbih (are in service to Your will, which in every instant 
manifests in a different state) and sanctify You (hold you above and beyond all 
inadequacies)?" Allah said, "Indeed, I am Aleem (All-Knowing) of that 
which you do not know." 

31. And He taught (programmed) Adam (the name 'Adam' in the Quran 
references every single human, who in reality is nonexistent and has been created 
from a state of nothingness through the manifestation of a composition of 
Names) all of the Names (all knowledge pertaining to the Names and their 
manifestation). Then said to the angels, "Explain the (qualities of the) 
Names of (Adam's) existence, if you insist on your claim." 

32. (Unable to make this evaluation) they (the angels) said, "Subhan, You are 
(beyond being limited or conditioned by any of your constant creations)! It is 
not possible for us to have any knowledge except that which You manifest 
through us! Undoubtedly, you are the Aleem (possessor of absolute 
knowledge) and the Hakim (the One who manifests this systematically)." 

33. (He addressed), "O Adam (vicegerent who has been brought into existence 
from nothingness with the qualities of the Names), inform them of the reality 
of the Names comprising your existence." When Adam informed them of 
the meanings of (Allah's) Names (comprising his being, that is, when these 
qualities became manifest through him), Allah made them realize, "Did I not 
tell you that I know the unknown (the secrets and qualities that have not yet 
become manifest) of the heavens (state of consciousness) and the earth (the 
body). And I know what you conceal and what you reveal!" 

34. And when We said to the angels, "Prostrate before Adam (the 
manifestation of Names who has come into existence from nonexistence; the 
Dimension of Names)"; they all prostrated, except for Iblis. He refused out 
of arrogance — the magnanimity of his ego (he realized his own essential 
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same reality comprises the essence of all beings other than him) and became of 
the deniers of the reality. 

35. And We said, "O Adam, dwell, you and the one with whom you share 
your condition and life (your wife, your body) in the state of Paradise. Live 
however you will with the blessings of this dimension but do not approach 
this tree (never fall into the misconception that your existence is confined to the 
body), lest you suffer." 

36. But Satan (the assumption that they are only the body) caused them to slip 
from (the state of consciousness) that they were in. And We said, "Descend 
as enemies (of spirit and body) to one another. You (and your descendants) 
will live upon the earth (with the conditions of bodily life) and benefit from it 
for some time." 

37. Then Adam (be aware and never forget, Adam is you!) received 
knowledge - words - from his Rabb (the dimension of Names within his 
brain) and repented (this knowledge enabled him to realize his mistake). His 
repentance was accepted. Indeed, HU is the accepting of repentance and 
the One who allows the experience of its pleasant results with His 
Rahimiyyah. 

38. We said, go down, all of you, from there (the state of consciousness in 
which you feel free from bodily restrictions — Paradise life). And when My 
Huda (guidance; Rasul [knowledge] enabling the realization and comprehension 
of your essential reality) comes to you from Me, whoever follows My Huda - 
they will have no fear nor anything to cause them grief. 

39. And those who disbelieve and deny Our signs - they will abide in fire 
(suffering) eternally. 

40. O Children of Israel, remember My favor that I have bestowed upon 
you and fulfill My covenant upon you so that I will fulfill your covenant 
from Me (in regards to the vicegerency in your creation), and be afraid of only 
Me. 

41. And believe in what I have revealed (Quran) confirming that which is 
with you (Torah). Be not the first to deny this truth. And do not exchange 
My signs (the manifestations of the Names in relation to the secret of the letter 
B) in your essence, for a small price. Protect yourself from Me! 

42. And do not mix the truth (the reality) with falsehood! You conceal the 
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43. And establish salat (turn to and experience your essence both inwardly and 
outwardly) and give alms (give unrequitedly from what has been given to you) 
and bow (ruku) with those who bow (feel the greatness of Allah's Names in 
your essence and experience [tasbih] them, and as you stand back up saying 
'samiAllahu...' realize this is perceived by the All-Encompassing One, your 
essential reality). 

44. Do you advise people to experience the beauty formed by Allah's 
Names and neglect to experience this yourselves? Though you read the 
Book (the knowledge of the reality of existence), will you still not use your 
reason? 

45. Be patient (by relying on the qualities of the Names in your essence); seek 
help by turning to these qualities through prayer (salat). Indeed, except for 
those who are in awe of Allah, this is difficult for the ego. 

46. Those who are in awe are certain that (by realizing the illusory nature of 
their ego) they will meet their Rabb (the essential reality of their self; the 
Names) and indeed they will return to Him. 

47. O Children of Israel, remember My favor (the knowledge) that I have 
bestowed upon you and that I excelled you over many nations. 

48. Be aware and protect yourselves from the day when no one can pay 
any price for another, nor will intercession (for another) be accepted (Once 
the biological brain ceases to exist the spiritual brain is unable to evaluate new 
data and hence cannot accept intercession, that is, it rejects the knowledge of the 
reality), nor will compensation be taken to free them, nor will they be 
aided. 

49. (And recall that) We had saved you from the family of Pharaoh, who was 
afflicting you with the worst torment, slaughtering your sons and keeping 
your females alive. You were in a great affliction from your Rabb. 

50. By manifesting the forces of Allah's Names in your essence We had 
parted the sea and saved you and drowned the family of Pharaoh as they 
were looking on. 

51. We had pledged forty nights to Moses, and during this period you had 
deified a calf as wrongdoers (you had done injustice to yourselves by falling 
into duality as a result of denying your essential reality). 

52. After this incident We had forgiven you, that perhaps you would be 
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53. And recall when We gave Moses the Book (the knowledge of the reality 
of existence) and the Furqan (the ability and knowledge to differentiate right 
from wrong) so that you would turn to the truth. 

54. Moses had said to his people, "O my people, indeed by taking a calf 
(as a deity) you have wronged yourselves (your essence). So repent (for 
denying His existence in your essence and turning to external deifications) to the 
Bari (the One who exquisitely creates existence with His Names) and kill your 
illusory selves (ego). In the sight of the Bari, doing this is beneficial for 
you. He will accept your repentance. Indeed, He is the Tawwab (Accepting 
of Repentance) and the giver of grace as a result of it (when the person 
discerns his mistake and repents, the quality referenced by Tawwab prevents any 
possible negative outcome and reverses these effects, allowing for new 
realizations to take place)". 

55. And you had said, "O Moses, we will never believe you until we see 
Allah outright"; after which lightening (the knowledge of the reality to 
eradicate your existence) had struck you while you were looking on. 

56. Then after you tasted death (your nothingness and that the Wahid'ul 
Qahhar is the one and only existence) We had revived your life with a new 
understanding, that perhaps you would evaluate this. 

57. And We shaded you with clouds (to veil you from the scorching truth and 
to maintain your humanly life) and revealed to you (from your essence to your 
consciousness) manna (the force of power in the Names of Allah comprising 
your essence) and quails (the ability to feel your spiritual aspect) saying, "Eat 
from the pure things with which We have provided you." And they (by not 
evaluating the knowledge of the reality) did not do wrong to Us but they did 
wrong to themselves (A concealed meaning has been provided here in addition 
to the literal meaning of the verse) . 

58. And recall when We said, "Enter this city (dimension) and eat whatever 
you will (from the blessings of this dimension) and enter the gate prostrating 
(in confession of your nonexistence and that only the Names of Allah exist) and 
ask to be forgiven (for identifying with your ego) so that We will forgive your 
mistakes (formed by your illusory self)... We will increase (our blessings) to 
those (the doers of good) who unrequitedly share from what We have 
bestowed upon them." 

59. But those among them, who did wrong to themselves, changed the 
things that were said to them to things that were not said to them. 
Resultantly We disclosed from the sky (from the amygdala in their brains) 
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60. And recall when Moses prayed for water for his people, and We said, 
"Strike the stone with your staff (with the forces of the Names in your 
essence)." And (when he struck) there gushed forth from it twelve springs. 
Every group of people knew their way (their source of water). We said: "Eat 
and drink from the provision of Allah, and do not go to extreme causing 
corruption on the earth." 

61. And recall when you said, "O Moses, we can not be content with one 
kind of food. Call upon your Rabb to bring forth for us from the earth its 
green herbs and its cucumbers and its garlic and its lentils and its 
onions!" Moses asked, "Do you want to exchange what is beneficial and 
superior for what is lesser and worthless? Then go down to the city and 
you will find what you have asked for." And so they were covered with 
humiliation and poverty and were stricken with wrath (were reduced to a 
state of existence based on externality). That was because they covered and 
denied the signs (the forces of the Names) of Allah in their essence, and 
going against the reality (giving in to their ego) they killed the Nabis. As a 
result of their rebellion, they transgressed the limits and went too far. 

62. Indeed, among the believers (despite their dualistic view - concealed 
shirq) . the Jews, the Christians and the Sabeans (who deify and worship the 
stars) — those who believe that the Names of Allah comprise their essential 
reality and in the life after, and who, engage in the necessary deeds for 
their salvation (A state of emancipation from the conditions of nature and 
bodily life and the experience of 'certainty' [yakeen].) — will be rewarded (with 
the resulting forces) in the sight of their Rabb (their composition of Names.) 
They will have nothing to fear, nor anything to grieve over! 

63. And recall when We took your covenant and We raised over you the 
Mount Sinai (a miracle of Moses). Hold what We have given you (the 
knowledge of the reality) as a force and remember (dhikr) what is in it so that 
you may protected. 

64. But after this you turned away once again and went back to your old 
ways. If it were not for the bounty and grace of Allah upon you, you would 
surely have been among the losers. 

65. Assuredly, you would know about those among you who disrespect the 
Sabbath and transgress the limits. We said to them, "Become apes (live as 
imitators who refuse to experience the results of their reality), despised." 

66. This was so it can be an exemplary punishment for those who were 
present (who experienced this event) and their successors and a lesson for 
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67. And recall when Moses said to his people, "Allah commands you to 
slaughter a cow." They said, "Are you mocking us?" He said, "I seek 
refuge in Allah, my essential reality, from being among the ignorant (those 
who are veiled from the reality)." 

68. They said, "Turn to your Rabb to make clear to us what exactly He 
wants (slaughtered)." "Indeed He says 'It is a cow which is neither too old 
nor too young, but in between the two', so now do as you are 
commanded." 

69. (Unsatisfied with this answer, they went into further unnecessary detail and) 
said, "Turn to your Rabb to inform us of its color." "Indeed He says, 'It is 
a yellow cow, bright in color - pleasing to the eye.'" 

70. (Further insisting) they said, "Turn to your Rabb to make clear to us 
exactly the kind of cow He wants us to slaughter; for many cows fit this 
description? Allah willing, we will find the right cow..." 

71. "He says, 'It is an unyoked cow neither trained to plow the earth nor to 
irrigate the field, a free cow with no spot on her!'" They said, "Now you 
have come with the truth." So (with great difficulty they found a cow with 
such attributes and) they slaughtered her (but they paid a great price to find the 
only cow that met the criteria). They were nearly going to be unsuccessful! 

72. And recall when you killed a man and disputed over it, whereas Allah 
brings out that which you conceal! 

73. So, We said, "Strike (with the divine forces in your essence) the dead with 
a part of (the cow you slaughtered)." Thus does Allah bring the dead to life. 
He shows you the signs (of the forces in your essence) so that you might use 
your reason (evaluate). 

74. After this your hearts became hardened again, like stones or even 
harder (unable to manifest the reality in your essence). Whereas there are 
stones from which rivers burst forth, and there are some that split open 
and water gushes out... There are even stones that fall and roll out in of 
awe Allah... Verily Allah is never veiled from what you do (as He forms your 
existence with His Names). 

75. Do you covet the hope, o believers, that they (the Jews with this genetic 
past) would believe you? Whereas a group of them used to hear the word of 
Allah (Moses) and understand them, then deliberately distort it (pervert its 
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76. When they meet those who believe, they say, "We have believed"; but 
when they are alone with one another, they say, "Do you talk to them 
about the truth Allah has disclosed to you so that they can use it as 
evidence against you? Do you not think?" 

77. Do they not know that Allah knows what they conceal and what they 
disclose? 

78. There are among them (ummiyyiina) people who have no knowledge of 

the Book (knowledge of the reality), other than what they assume (based on 
their conditionings); they live with their (baseless) conjectures. 

79. So woe to those who write the knowledge with their own hands (driven 
by their illusory selves), then say, "This is from Allah," in exchange for a 
small price! Woe to what they write with their hands and woe to what they 
earn in this way! 

80. And they say, "The fire won't burn us except for a certain amount of 
days." Say to them, "Have you taken a covenant from Allah (the Absolute 
Reality in your essence)? For Allah will never break His covenant. Yet you 
make fabrications against Allah." 

81. No! The truth is not as they assume! Whoever earns evil (through his 
thoughts or actions) and his mistake encompasses him (his system of thought 
blinds him from the truth) those are the people of the fire (suffering) 
eternally. 

82. But those who believe and do righteous deeds (for their salvation, as a 
result of becoming aware of their reality) - they are the people of Paradise 
and will abide therein eternally. 

83. And recall when We made a covenant with the Children of Israel "Do 
not assume the existence of, and worship an 'other,' other than Allah; give 
your parents their due right; do good to your relatives, orphans, and the 
needy; speak good words to people (words that direct them to the reality); 
and establish salat and give zakah (their practice of salat and zakah was 
different to the Islamic way)." Yet after this, except a few of you, you turned 
away (from your word), and you still continue to do so. 

84. And recall when We took your word that you will not shed each other's 
blood or evict one another from your homes, and you had bore witness 
and consented to this. 

85. Yet you are killing one another and evicting a group of your people 
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come to you as captives, you ransom them and evict them (although this 
was forbidden to you). So, do you believe in part of the knowledge of the 
reality (Book) and disbelieve in part? The recompense for those who do so 
among you is disgrace in worldly life; and on the Day of Resurrection they 
will be subject to the severest of suffering. Allah as your essential reality, is 
not unaware of what you do. 

86. Those are the ones who have bought the life of this world (bodily desires 
and pleasures) in exchange for the eternal life to come (the inner reality). 
Their suffering will not be lightened, nor will they be aided! 

87. Indeed, We gave Moses the Knowledge of the Reality (Book) and then 
sent a succession of Rasuls from among you as reinforcement. And We 
gave Jesus, the son of Mary, clear proofs (states that clearly confirm the 
knowledge of the reality). We supported him with the Pure Spirit (the force 
We manifested through him). But every time a Rasul came to you with truths 
that went against the desires of your illusory selves, in the name of 
exalting your egos you denied some of them and killed some. 

88. And they said, "Our hearts (perception) are cocooned (by our world - 
preventing us from experiencing our reality)." No, in fact they had fallen far 
from (became cursed by) Allah for denying the reality. How limited is your 
faith! 

89. And when they (the Jews) sought insight to have victory over the 
disbelievers, who denied religion, there came to them a Book from Allah 
confirming the knowledge that was already with them - and that which 
they awaited (Muhammad saw) came to them, but they refuted him! So they 
live in a state far from Allah (the curse of Allah is upon the deniers of the 
absolute reality). 

90. How wretched it is that out of envy they deny a servant of Allah, whom 
Allah revealed from His grace (from one's essence to his consciousness), and 
because of this denial they cover the absolute reality within the 'self! 
Because of this they were subjected to wrath upon wrath (they were reduced 
to an unconscious state of living, veiled from their essential reality). And for 
those who deny the reality (disbelievers) there is a humiliating punishment. 

91. And when it is said to them, "Believe in what Allah has revealed," they 
say, "We believe only in what is revealed to us" and they disbelieve what 
has been revealed to others. Whereas those revelations confirm that which 
is within them! Say, "If you really believed in the reality that was revealed 
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92. Moses had certainly come to you with clear proofs, manifested from 
his essential reality. Yet you took a calf as god and did wrong to your 
selves (to your essence). 

93. And recall when We took your covenant and raised over you the Mount 
Sinai (removed your sense of ego), saying "Perceive, experience and live the 
requirements of what We have given you with the forces comprising your 
essence." But they said "We perceive but we do not accept." Because of 
their disbelief their hearts absorbed the love of the calf (corporeality - 
externality - ego). Say, "If you say you are believers, and this is the result of 
your faith, how wretched an outcome for you!" 

94. Say, "If the abode of the eternal life to come with Allah belongs only to 
you and not others, then you should wish for death if you are true to your 
word!" 

95. But they will never wish for death, because of what they have put forth 
with their hands (their sins). And Allah, as their reality, knows who outputs 
wrong. 

96. And you will surely find them to be of the most ambitious of people 
about the worldly life! Even more than those who live in shirq (duality; 
associating partners with Allah) . Each one of them desires to live a thousand 
years! Whereas a long lifespan will not distance them from suffering. And 
Allah, as their essential reality, is the Basir (the evaluator of what they do). 

97. Say, "Whoever is an enemy to Gabriel should know that it is he who 
has revealed (the Quran) to your consciousness, by the permission of Allah 

(B-iznillah; the suitability of the Name composition comprising his essence), 
confirming that which was before him and as guidance and good news for 
the believers." 

98. Whoever is an enemy to Allah (the reality of Uluhiyyah) and the realm of 
angels (the manifestations of the Names of Allah in the worlds) and His 
Rasuls (those through whom the reality is disclosed) and Gabriel (the 
disclosure of the Knowledge of Allah) and Michael (the force that guides to and 
enables the attainment of both physical and spiritual sustenance) then indeed, 
Allah is an enemy to those who cover this reality! 

99. And We have certainly given clear evidence to you, which no one can 
deny except those whose purity of origin has become corrupt (with 
conditionings). 

100. Is it not so that every time they entered into an agreement some of 
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101. When a Rasul from Allah came to them confirming that which was 
with them, a group of those who had been given the Book (knowledge) 
threw the Book of Allah (the knowledge of the reality and sunnatullah) behind 
their backs (because he wasn't a Jew), as if they did not know the truth. 

102. They had also followed the devils (those who cause corruption by 
inciting the illusion) in regards to (denying) the sovereignty (administration) of 
Solomon (formed by his essential reality). It was not Solomon who 
disbelieved (curtained from his reality), but the devils who (by following their 
illusions) disbelieved (denied the reality), teaching people magic and that 
which was revealed to the two angels (to Maleek) at Babylon, Harut and 
Marut. But the two angels did not teach anything to anyone without 
saying, "We are but a trial, so do not become a disbeliever by covering 
that which is in your essence (by resorting to external forces to practice 
magic)." And yet they learned from them that which causes separation 
between a man and his wife. But they cannot harm anyone except with 
permission from Allah. They were learning what harms them and not what 
benefits them. Indeed, those who purchased it (magic) will have no benefit 
in the eternal Hereafter. If only they knew how wretched the thing for 
which they sold the reality of their essence is. 

103. If they had believed and protected themselves (from shirq; duality), 
then the reward from Allah would have been far better. If only they knew. 

104. O you who have believed, say not (to Allah's Rasul), "Ra'ina" ('watch 
out for us': the Jews used this word with a particular accent and emphasis to 
mean 'foolish'; this warning was made due to this insulting behavior) but say, 
"Unthurna" and listen. For the deniers of the truth there is a painful 
suffering. 

105. Neither the disbelievers of the People of the Book nor the dualists 

(those who assert existence to their egos or external objects; dualistic view) wish 
that any good should be revealed to you from your Rabb (the qualities of the 
Names within your essence). But Allah selects for His grace whom He wills, 
by way of his essence. Allah is the D'hul Fadhlul Azeem (possessor of great 
bounty). 

106. If We annul a verse or cause it to be forgotten We bring forth a better 
one or one that is similar to it. Do you not know that Allah is the Qadir 

(the possessor of continual and infinite power) over all things? 

107. Do you not know that to Allah belongs the dominion (as He controls all 
of it as He wills at all times) of the heavens and the earth (consciousness and 
matter - the realm of the body) and that you can have no friend or helper 
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108. Or do you intend to question your Rasul as Moses was questioned 
before? And whoever exchanges the faith in his essence with the denial of 
the absolute reality has certainly lost the right way. 

109. Many of the People of the Book (those to whom the knowledge of the 
reality has been given) wish they could turn you away from faith to disbelief, 
purely out of their envy, even though they openly perceive the reality. So 
pardon them and overlook their offences until the command of Allah is 
disclosed to you. Indeed, Allah is Qadir over all things. 

110. Establish your salat (duly turn towards Allah both internally and 
externally) and give zakah (unrequitedly share from what Allah has provided to 
you with those in need). Whatever good you do, you will find it with Allah 
(within the realm of the Names comprising the inner depths of your brain). 
Indeed, Allah (whose Names form your being) is the Basir. 

111. And they say, "None will enter Paradise except one who is a Jew or a 
Christian." This is merely their imagination. Say, "Produce your proof, if 
you speak the truth!" 

112. No (things are not as they fantasize them to be)! Whoever feels that his 
essence (face) is for (the manifestations of the Names of) Allah, his reward is 
with his Rabb (his essential reality). They will have no fear, nor anything to 
give them grief. 

113. The Jews say "The Christians have no valid grounds" and the 
Christians say, "The Jews have no valid grounds," although they both 
supposedly recite the Book (the revealed knowledge)! Yet this is what those 
who are ignorant of this knowledge say! Allah will judge between them 
over which they differ, in the period of doomsday. 

114. And who are more unjust than those who prevent the dhikr of Allah 

(the acknowledgment that we do not exist, only Allah exists) from being 
mentioned in places of prostration (the experience of one's nothingness in the 
sight of the reality of the Names) and strive toward their destruction (by 
deifying the ego of the pure hearts). Such people should enter there in fear. 
For they will be disgraced in this world (in sight of those who know the 
truth), and in the eternal life to come, great suffering awaits them... 

115. And to Allah belongs the east (the place of birth and origin) and the west 
(setting — disappearance — death). So wherever you turn, there is the Face of 
Allah (you are face to face with the manifestation of Allah's Names). Indeed, 
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116. They said, "Allah has taken a son." Subhan (exalted) is He! Rather, to 
Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and the earth. All things are 
obedient to Him. 

117. He is the Badee (the Originator of the heavens and the earth who makes 
things without any sample or like). When He wills a thing, He only says to it 
"Be" and it is. 

118. Those who do not know (what the name Allah denotes) say (assuming 
Allah is a god in the heavens), "Why does Allah not speak to us or send us a 
miracle?" Those before them spoke in the same way. Their viewpoints 
resemble each other (as a result of mirror neurons — they have the same 
mentality). We have clearly shown our verses (the signs of the reality) to those 
who want to duly evaluate them. 

119. Indeed, We disclosed you as the Truth, as a bringer of good tidings 
and a fore warner. You will not be asked about the attendants of Hell. 

120. And never will the Jews or the Christians approve of you until you 
follow their understanding of religion. Say, "Indeed, Allah is the guide to 
the realization of your essence (one cannot be guided unless Allah guides)." If 
you follow their imaginations or delusions after what has come to you of 
knowledge, you will have neither a friend nor a helper from Allah. 

121. Those to whom the Book (the knowledge of sunnatullah) has been given 
duly recite and evaluate it. They are the believers in Hu. And whoever 
denies Hu — it is they who are the losers (for they deny their own reality). 

122. O children of Israel, remember My favor upon you (that I informed you 
of your innermost essential reality), and that I made you superior over 
various nations. 

123. And protect yourself from a time when no one can pay anything to 
save another. No ransom (compensation) will be accepted from him, nor 
will any intercession (Once the biological brain ceases to exist the spiritual 
brain is unable to evaluate new data and hence cannot accept intercession, that is, 
it rejects the knowledge of the reality) benefit him, nor can they be aided! 

124. And recall when Abraham was tested by his Rabb (the Name 
composition comprising his being) through certain beings (remember his 
answers on the sun, the stars and the moon) and he had duly presented his 
evaluations on these matters and had thus successfully fulfilled the trial. 
Then his Rabb said, "Indeed, I will make you a leader (one who is followed 
due to his knowledge) for the people." (Abraham) said, "And of my 
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125. And We made the House (Kaaba — heart) a secure refuge for the 
people. So take the station of Abraham (the realization/actualization of the 
forces of the Names) as a place of prayer (a place where salat is experienced). 
We told Abraham and Ishmael, "Maintain My House in a state of purity 
for those who perform tawaf and those who retreat there to experience 
their servitude and those who bow and prostrate (in prayer)." 

126. And Abraham had said, "My Rabb, make this a secure place and 
provide its people, whoever of them believes in Allah (as comprising their 
innermost essential reality) and the life of the hereafter, with the fruits of 
their deeds" (His Rabb) said, "I will still grant provision to he who denies 
the reality for a little (in this worldly life); then I will subject him to the fire 
(suffering)." How wretched is this confrontation with the truth! 

127. And when Abraham was raising the main walls of the House (Kaaba — 
heart — the 7th state [heaven] of consciousness) with Ishmael (saying), "Our 
Rabb, accept (this) from us. Indeed You are (as the essence of existence) the 
Perceiving the Aleem." 

128. Our Rabb, enable us to be in submission to You and from our 
descendants form a nation in submission to You. And show us our rites (of 
the application of Hajj — pilgrimage) and accept our repentance. Indeed, You 
are the Tawwab (Accepting of Repentance), the Rahim (who enables the 
experience of its beauties). 

129. Our Rabb, disclose a Rasul (establish a form that manifests a 
configuration of Names to reveal the reality) within them, who will teach and 
make them recite Your verses (the manifestations of your Names in the realms 
of existence) and give them knowledge (the Book) and the system of 
manifestation (wisdom) and purify them. Indeed, You are the Aziz (the 
Exalted in Might), the Hakim (the Wise). 

130. And who will turn away from the people of Abraham (those who believe 
in the/ their reality) except the foolish who are ignorant of the qualities of 
the Names that compose their essence? Indeed, We have chosen Him in 
this world and purified him. In the eternal life to come he will be among 
those that live the results of having attained their reality. 

131. When his Rabb said to him "Submit", he said "I have submitted to 
the Rabb of the worlds" (Abraham had been made aware of his submission to 
the Rabb of the worlds). 

132. And Abraham (in line with this truth) bequeathed his sons, just like 
Jacob (who said), "O my sons, indeed Allah has chosen for you this 
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of your submission to Allah" (Muslim means one who has reached the 
awareness of his absolute and definite submission to Allah) . 

133. Or were you witnesses when death approached Jacob? When he said 
to his sons, "To what will you be in servitude after me?" They said, "We 
are going to continue our servitude to your God and the God of your 
fathers, Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac - the One and Only (the totality of 

the Names comprising existence) for we are aware of our submission to 
Him." 

134. That was a community that has passed on. To them is what they 
earned, and to you is what you earn. And you will not be called to account 
about their deeds. 

135. They say, "Be Jews or Christians so that you will be rightly guided." 
Say, "Rather, we follow the Hanif people of Abraham (we share the same 
faith, without the concept of a deity-god, with the consciousness of non-duality), 
for he was not of the dualists." 

136. Say, "We have believed in Allah (the innermost essential reality of all 
things) and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to 
Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and his descendants; and what 
was given to Moses and Jesus; and what was given to the Nabis from their 
Rabb. In this sense, we make no distinction between any of them. We are 
of those that are in submission to Him!" 

137. So if they believe in Him in the same way as you believe in Him, then 
they will have found the path to the reality. But if they turn away, they will 
be left as fragmented and narrow minded. Allah will be sufficient for you 
against them. And HU is the Sami and the Aleem. 

138. The hue of Allah! And what can be better than being colored with the 
hue of Allah? We are of those who are in servitude to Him! 

139. Say, "Do you argue with us about Allah? He is our Rabb and your 
Rabb! Our deeds (and their consequences) are for us, and your deeds (and 
their consequences) are for you. We turn to Him in pureness of essence." 

140. Or are you claiming that Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob 
and his descendants were Jews or Christians? Say, "Are you more knowing 
or is Allah?" Who can be more unjust than one who conceals the 
testimony of Allah? Allah, as the innermost essential reality of your being, 
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141. That was a community that has passed on. (The consequence of) what 
they earned is theirs, and what you earn will be yours! You will not be 
called to account about what they used to do. 

142. Among the people there are those with limited understanding and a 
wretched state of life, who say "What (excuse) has turned them away from 
their old qiblah (i.e. from Jerusalem to Kaaba)?" Say, "To Allah belongs the 
east and the west. He enables the realization that leads to one's innermost 
reality for whom he wills (sirat al-mustaqeem)." 

143. And thus we have made you a witness over the people and the Rasul a 
witness (an observer of the disclosure of the Names) over you. You are a just 
community (based on fairness and rightness). We changed the qiblah 
(direction) that you used to face to distinguish those who follow the Rasul 
from those who turn away and go back. This is very difficult for those 
other than whom Allah has guided. And never will Allah let your faith be 
fruitless. Indeed Allah is the Ra'uf and the Rahim, manifesting from the 
essence of man. 

144. We see the turning of your face (how you change from state to state in 
observation of the reality) towards heaven. (Based on 'So wherever you turn, 
there is the Face of Allah' why should one necessarily be bound to Jerusalem 
when one can turn to the Kaaba to which Abraham invited...) We will surely 
turn you to a qiblah with which you will be pleased. So turn your face (your 
observation of the Reality) toward al-Masjid al-Haram (Kaaba — absolute 
nothingness — the unknown — unmanifest). And wherever you are, turn your 
faces toward Him (align your consciousness with your essence). Indeed, those 
who have been given the Book (the knowledge of the reality and the 
sunnatullah) know well that it is the Truth from their Rabb. And Allah, as 
their innermost essential reality, is not unaware of what they do. 

145. And if you were to bring all the verses to those who were given the 
Book (the knowledge that guides to the reality), they will still not follow your 
qiblah! Nor will you be a follower of their qiblah. (In fact) they will not 
follow each other's qiblah either. So if you follow their desires (ideas and 
wants formed by their conditionings) after what has come to you of 
knowledge, indeed, you would surely be among the wrongdoers. 

146. Some of those to whom We have given (the Book) Knowledge know 
Him, just as they know their own sons. But a group of them deliberately 
conceal the Truth. 

147. The Truth (the absolute and unequivocal reality) is from your Rabb (the 
output of the Name composition constituting one's brain) so never be among 
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148. For everyone has a face pertaining to Him. So race towards good 
work (strive to know your self, the qualities comprising your essential reality). 
Wherever you may be, Allah, your essential reality, encompasses you. 
Indeed, Allah is Qadir over all things. 

149. So from wherever (whatever thought; outlook) you set out from, turn 
your face (observation) toward al-Masjid al-Haram (the state in which the 
annihilation of multiplicity is experienced; the essence of prostration), and 
certainly, it is the truth from your Rabb. And Allah as your essence is not 
unaware of what you do. 

150. So from wherever (whatever thought; outlook) you set out from, turn 
your face (observation) toward al-Masjid al-Haram (the state in which the 
annihilation of multiplicity is experienced; the essence of prostration). And 
wherever you may be, turn your face toward it so that the people will not 
have any argument against you. Though those among you who are 
incessant wrongdoers will be against you. So fear them not, but fear Me so 
that I may fulfill My favor upon you, that you may attain the realization of 
your innermost essential reality. 

151. We revealed a Rasul from within you (to disclose the reality), reciting 
(teaching) to you Our verses (signs pertaining to our reality within the core of 
all existence) and purifying you and teaching you the Book (of the reality and 
sunnatullah) and wisdom (the system and mechanics of creation) and that 
which you do not know. 

152. So remember (dhikr) Me (contemplate); so that I will remember you. 
And be grateful to Me (evaluate Me) and do not deny Me (do not deny that I 
comprise your essence and the essence of the entire existence). 

153. O you, who have believed, seek help through patience (endurance) that 
generates from your essence and through salat (the observation resulting 
from you turning towards your innermost essential reality; the Names) . Indeed, 
Allah is with the patient (with His Name Sabur) . 

154. And do not say "They are dead" about those who are killed in the way 
of Allah (because they were believers and they strived for their faith) . On the 
contrary, they are alive, though you lack the capacity to perceive it. 

155. And We will surely test you with objects of fear, hunger, diminution of 
wealth and lives (of those who are dear to you) and the fruits of your labor. 
But give good tidings to the patient (those who refrain from reacting and wait 
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156. (They are those) who, when a calamity strikes them, say, "We are for 
Allah (we are a manifestation of Allah's Names), and to Him we will return 

(we will eventually experience this reality)." 

157. They are the ones upon whom are blessings (salawat) from their Rabb 

(the facilitation towards the realization of their innermost essential reality) and 
grace (the observation of the beautiful manifestations of the Names). And it is 
they who have found the truth. 

158. Indeed, as-Safa and al-Marwah are among the signs of Allah. So 
whoever visits the House (Kaaba) with the intention of performing Hajj or 
Umrah — there is nothing wrong with performing tawaf between them (as- 
Safa and al-Marwah). And whoever volunteers to do more in the name of 
good — indeed, Allah is the Shakur (abundantly appreciative) and the Aleem. 

159. After what we have clearly informed with the Book, whoever conceals 
the signs and the means to reach the reality, they will be cursed by Allah 

(fall far from the Reality of Allah) and cursed by all those who are capable of 

cursing (i.e. they will experience the consequences of falling separate from 
Allah, both internally and externally). 

160. Except those among them who repent (admit and comprehend their 
mistake and rigorously abstain from it) and those who correct themselves 
(abandon their wrongful environment) and those who speak the truth. I am 
the Tawwab and the Rahim (I accept repentance and enable the experience of 
favorable outcomes as a result of it). 

161. As for those who cover the truth (deny that the corporeal worlds and their 
very selves are the manifestations of the Names of Allah) and who die upon 
this understanding... Certainly upon them is the curse of Allah (the 

consequences of falling far from the Reality of Allah), the curse of the angels 
(the consequences of falling far from the forces of the Names comprising their 
essence) and the curse of the whole of humanity (the consequences of being 
veiled from the reality manifesting through others). 

162. They will forever live the consequences of these curses. Their 
suffering will never be lessened, nor will they be given respite (to amend 
their wrongdoing). 

163. That which you have come to accept as your God is One (the One and 
only! The incalculable 'ONE'ness far beyond any concept of multiplicity). There 
is no deity-god, only HU, the Rahman , the Rahim (HU has created 
everything from His grace and the qualities of His Names) . 

164. Undoubtedly, in the creation of the heavens and the earth (the states of 

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observing the inexistence of the worlds and how it takes on forms to appear 
existent), the ships that sail in the sea for the benefit of mankind (the 
individualized consciousness swimming in the divine ocean of knowledge); how 
Allah sent down water from the heavens to bring the earth back to life 
after its death (revealing knowledge from the states of consciousness to 
manifest 'life' from the body, which is unconscious of its reality) and how He 
disperses therein all animate beings (how all strength and power within all 
the organs in the body are formed with Allah); and in the directing of the 
winds (the recognition of the Names in one's consciousness) and the clouds 
that are at disposal between the heaven and the earth (the initiation of 
bodily forces within one's consciousness), there signs for those who think (for 
those who use their intellect)! 

165. There are some who deify and worship things other than Allah, loving 
them with the love of Allah (as though they are loving Allah)! The believers, 
on the other hand, are conscious that their beloved is only Allah (they don't 
attribute existence to anything else). When those who (by denying the reality) 
do wrong (to themselves) see the suffering they accrue as a result of this, 
they will realize that the only force active in the universe is the force of 
Allah, but alas, it will be too late... if only they could have realized this 
sooner... Allah is shadid al-adhab (the One who severely enforces the 
consequences to those who are persistent in their wrongdoing) . 

166. When those who are followed see the suffering awaiting their 
followers, they will walk away and disown them. When the truth becomes 
apparent, the tie between them will be severed! 

167. The followers (of things other than Allah) will say, "If only we were 
given a second chance to relive our lives so that we can disown those we 
followed just as they have disowned us." Thus will Allah show the 
consequence of their doings with painful remorse. The internal burning 
that arises from their remorse will not cease! 

168. O mankind, eat from what is allowed and clean of the earth (partake of 
things pertaining to the bodily dimension that will not veil you from your reality). 
Do not follow the steps of Satan (do not act on the impulses from the second 
brain in your gut). Certainly, he is an evident enemy. 

169. He (Satan) will only command you to think and do things that will 
strengthen your ego, to only live for the sake of unlawful bodily pleasures, 
and to make baseless judgments about Allah without any knowledge. 

170. When they are told, "Believe in what Allah has revealed (the knowledge 
that the Names of Allah comprise your being and the entire existence and the 
knowledge of sunnatullah), they say, "No, rather, we follow that which our 



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fathers followed (external deification)"... What if their fathers were 
misguided and failed to comprehend the reality? 

171. The state of those who deny the truth is like that of those who hear a 
calling, yet they do not understand what it means. For they are deaf (in 

respect of their understanding), dumb (unable to voice the Truth) and blind 
(unable to evaluate the obvious reality) . They do not think! 

172. O believers! Eat that which is pure and clean from what We have 
provided for you. And be grateful to Allah (evaluate this) if it is only Him 
you wish to serve. 

173. He has only forbidden to you dead animals, blood, the flesh of swine, 
and that which has been slaughtered in the name of things other than 
Allah. But if you are forced out of need, there is no sin upon you to eat of 
these without doing harm to your self, without making lawful (what is 

unlawful) and transgressing the boundaries (consuming more than necessary). 
Certainly, Allah is the Ghafur and the Rahim. 

174. Those who conceal what has been revealed by the Book (the 
knowledge of the reality and sunnatullah) and sell it (their reality) for a small 
price (worldly values), fill their internal (world) with none other than fire 
(suffering). During doomsday Allah will not speak to them nor purify them. 
And they will have a tragic suffering. 

175. They are those who have bought misguidance (invested their beliefs in 
external deification) in exchange of "BILHUDA" (faith in their essential 
reality; the Names of Allah) and suffering, in exchange of forgiveness 
(resulting from faith in one's essence; the Names). How resilient to fire they 
must be! 

176. Thus Allah has revealed the knowledge of reality and the sunnatullah 
in His knowledge, which He manifested as multiple universes (Book), as 
the Truth. Verily, those who argue against the Book (in regards to this 
knowledge and formation) have fallen far from the truth. 

177. Turning (your faces or your consciousness) to the east or the west (the 
reality of existence OR the knowledge of the mechanics of the system) does not 
mean you are experiencing its reality (albirra). To experience the reality 
(albirra) is to believe in Allah in accord with the meaning of the letter B, 
and to believe in the life to come, the angels (the unperceivable forces of the 
Names of Allah constituting existence), the Book (the essence of existence and 
the sunnatullah), the Nabis, and who give from their possessions with the 
love of Allah to their relatives, orphans, those in need, travelers who are 
stranded (from their homes), and to free slaves, and who perform salat (duly 
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Allah has bestowed to them (zakah), and who stay true to their word, and 
who are resistant in the face of calamity, ailment and violence. Those are 
the devout and the protected ones. 

178. O believers, retribution (equality based process) in cases of murder has 
been determined for you: the free for the one with freedom, the slave for 
the enslaved, and the female for the feminine one. If the murderer is 
(partly) remitted by the victim's brother (or successor) then this should be 
adhered to and (compensation) be paid. This is an alleviation and grace 
from your Rabb. Whoever transgresses his limits after this, he will have 
severe suffering. 

179. There is for you, life in retribution. The intelligent ones who 
contemplate... So that you may be protected. 

180. When death approaches one of you, if a good (wealth) is going to be 
left, a bequest should be made to the parents or relatives. This is a duty 
upon those who wish to be protected! 

181. And whoever alters (does not comply with the bequest) after hearing it, 
the fault is only upon the one who alters it. Certainly Allah is the Sami, the 
Aleem. 

182. But if one fears a mistake or a deliberate aberration from the 
bequeather and mediates (among the inheritors), there is no fault upon him. 
Most certainly, Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

183. O believers, Siyam (fasting - the act of reducing corporeality to its lowest 
level and turning to one's essence) has been decreed upon you as it was 
decreed for those before you. That you may be protected! 

184. This is for a certain number of days. But whoever among you is ill or 
traveling, then they can make up for the days they couldn't experience 
(fasting). Those whose health condition is not strong enough for fasting 
should feed someone in need (for each day they miss) as compensation. One 
who gives more than this will have greater benefit. Siyam (fasting — the act 
of reducing corporeality to its lowest level and turning to one's essence) is more 
beneficial for you (than paying compensation), if only you knew. 

185. The Quran, which enables the realization of the truth and delineates 
the difference between the right and the wrong, has been revealed in the 
month of Ramadan. Whoever among you is present in this month should 
fast (experience the essence of fasting at every level). And whoever is ill or 
traveling can make up for the days that are missed. (HU) wants to 
facilitate experiencing your essential reality through fasting, not cause you 
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feel and appreciate His Akbariyyah, to the degree of your experience of 
the reality. 

186. So, if my servants ask you of ME, undoubtedly I am Qarib (as close as 
the limits of one's understanding; remember the verse 'I am closer to you than 
your jugular vein'!) I respond to those who turn to me (in prayer). So let them 
respond to me and believe in me so that they experience their maturation. 

187. It has been made permissible for you to approach (unite with) your 
wives on the nights preceding fasting. You are their garments and they are 
your garments (the most intimate person in one's worldly life.) Allah knows 
that you have been unjust to yourselves (by abstaining from sexual relations 
throughout the nights) and accepted your repentance and forgave you. So 
approach them in accord with Allah's creed. Eat and drink until the day 
begins (the break of twilight) then experience Siyam (fasting) until the night. 
Do not approach your wives while you are in retreat in the masjids. These 
are the limitations Allah puts, so do not go near them. Thus, Allah 
explains His signs so that you may be protected. 

188. Do not consume the goods between you in a manner that goes 
against the truth. And do not deliberately run to the rulers to unjustly 
consume the goods of others, even though you know otherwise. 

189. They ask you about the phases of the moon (the lunar calendar). Say, 
"These (determining the times of worship via the lunar calendar) are the 
measurements for the benefit of people and for Hajj. Experiencing the 
essence of the reality (albirra) is not to enter houses from the back door (the 
indirect route to the truth), but to enter from the front door (the direct and 
short way), in order to be of the protected ones. Protect yourselves from 
Allah so that you may be enlightened. 

190. And with those who fight to kill you, fight in the way of Allah (defend 
your right to live). Do not transgress. Indeed, Allah does not like the 
transgressors. 

191. Kill them wherever you catch them (in the cause of defending your right 
to live). Expel them from where they have expelled you! Fitnah 
(provocation) is more severe (a crime) than killing (a man). Do not fight near 
the Masjid al-Haram unless they fight you there. But if they try to kill you, 
then kill them. Such is the recompense of those who deny the truth. 

192. If they cease (what they do) then indeed Allah is the Ghafur and the 
Rahim. 

193. Fight them until the fitnah (the pressure to make you give up your faith) 
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they cease (pressuring and fighting), there is no hostility except against the 
wrongdoers. 

194. The sacred month of one is as the sacred month of another, in 
respecting this, fairness must be observed. So, whoever transgresses their 
boundaries (during this period) and attacks you, attack them back in the 
same proportion! Protect yourselves from Allah and know well that Allah 
is with those who are protected. 

195. Give unrequitedly (feesabilillah) in the way of Allah (to reach Allah) and 
do not destroy yourselves (by being stingy.) And do good! Certainly, Allah 
loves the doers of good. 

196. Complete the Hajj and Umrah for Allah. If you are prevented (from 
this) then make an offering (qurban) and do not shave your heads until your 
offering is slaughtered. And whoever among you is ill or has an affliction 
(preventing him from Hajj), should compensate by fasting, charity or 
sacrifice. When you are in times of safety (when the afflictions are lifted), 
whoever wants to experience and benefit from Umrah until Hajj, should 
offer a sacrifice that can afford with ease. And whoever cannot find (such a 
sacrifice) should fast three days during Hajj and seven days after return; 
ten days in total. This is for those whose family (place of living) is not in the 
area of al-Masjid al-Haram. And protect yourselves from disobeying Allah. 
And know well that Allah is severe in due retribution. 

197. Hajj is during well-known months. Whoever intends to undertake 
Hajj during those months should abstain from ill speech, inappropriate 
conduct and behavior, and from quarreling. Whatever good you do, Allah 
knows it. Take provisions, but indeed the best provision is taqwa 

(protecting yourself in the way of Allah from the inadequacies of your identity) . 
O you of understanding and deep contemplation, protect yourselves from 

Me (from My retribution in case you do wrong)! 

198. There is no blame upon you for seeking the bounty of your Rabb 
(during the period of Hajj). Remember (dhikr) Allah when you are 
collectively returning from Arafat, and remember (dhikr) Allah at al- 
Mash'ar al-Haram (Muzdalifah) . Remember (dhikr) Him to the degree of 
your realization of your essential reality, for indeed, before this, you were 
among the astray. 

199. Then depart from the place where all the people depart and ask 
forgiveness of Allah (for your inadequacies). Certainly, Allah is the Ghafur 
and the Rahim. 

200. And when you complete the rites of your Hajj remember (dhikr) Allah 
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the people are some who say, "Our Rabb, give us in this world"... They 
have no share in the eternal life to come. 

201. And some say, "Our Rabb, give us bounties (the experience of the 
beauties of the Names) in the world, and bounties (the beauties of the Names 
in our essence) in the eternal life to come; protect us from the fire (of falling 
into separation)." 

202. They are the ones who will attain the results of what they have 
earned. Allah instantly puts into effect the consequences of one's actions. 

203. And remember Allah (say takbir) in the appointed days (the second, 
third and fourth days of the Qurban Eid). There is no blame upon whoever 
completes tasks in two days and hastens to leave, and there is no blame 
upon whoever delays it. This is for the protected ones... Protect yourselves 
from Allah (for you will certainly live the consequences of your actions) and 
know well that in the end you will most certainly be gathered unto Him 
(you will reside in a realm in which the Absolute Reality will become apparent; 
you will be evaluated by the qualities of the Names that comprise your essence). 

204. And among the people, there are some whose speech about the 
worldly life pleases you, and he holds Allah as witness to what is in his 
heart... yet he is the fiercest of your opponents. 

205. When he goes away, he runs to cause corruption on the earth, to 
destroy the produce and the lineage of the people. Allah does not like 
corruption. 

206. When it is said to him, "Protect yourself from Allah (for you will be 
faced with the consequences of your deeds)," his ego takes hold of him and 
drags him to wrongdoing. Hell will sort him out, what a wretched place of 
rest it is! 

207. And of the people there are some who sacrifice themselves (their 
constructed illusory identities; egos) so that Allah will be pleased with them. 
And Allah manifests as the Ra'uf from the essence of his servants. 

208. O you who have believed, enter the state of submission collectively, 
and do not follow the steps of Satan (the idea that you are only the body) for 
he is clearly your enemy. 

209. If after you have been given this much clear proof you still deviate, 
know well that Allah is the Aziz (He will subject you to the consequences of 
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210. Are they waiting for Allah to come to them with angels in canopies of 
clouds and settle their matters? And to Allah all formations are returned. 

211. Ask the Children of Israel how many clear signs We have given them. 
Whoever changes the favor of Allah after it has come to him (should know 
well that) Allah is just and severe in recompense (putting into effect the 
consequences of one's actions). 

212. Worldly life has been adorned and beautified for the disbelievers 

(those who deny their inner reality turn to the fancy outer world)! They ridicule 
the believers (because of this). Yet the protected believers will be above 
them on the Day of Resurrection. Allah gives provision (both limited 
sustenance for the corporeal life and infinite life sustenance pertaining to the 
realization of one's inner reality and its benefits) to whom He wills without 
account. 

213. Mankind was once a single community. Then Allah revealed Nabis 

(manifestations of the perfection of Nubuwwah from within them) as bearers of 
good news and as warners. He revealed to them the Book (the knowledge 
of the reality and sunnatullah) in Truth, to judge between their disputes. 
Those to whom the Book was given disagreed with it out of jealousy, even 
after clear truths had come to them. Allah, by His will (B-iznihi; the 
suitability of the Names comprising their being) guided the believers to the 
truth about which the others disputed. Allah guides to a straight path 
(enables the realization of one's innermost essential reality) whom He wills. 

214. Or did you think you will enter Paradise without being tried with the 
distressing trials of those before you? They were tried and shaken with 
such hardship and calamity that the Rasul and the believers with him 
exclaimed, "When will Allah's help come?" Undoubtedly, the help of 
Allah is near. 

215. They ask you what and to whom they should unrequitedly give in the 
way of Allah. Say, "Whatever good you give should be for parents, 
relatives, orphans, the needy and travelers who are far from their homes. 
Whatever good you do, Allah (as the creator of your actions with His Names) 
is well aware. 

216. Fighting has been ordained for you, even though you despise it. 
Perhaps you dislike a thing that is good for you and like a thing that is bad 
for you. Allah knows, but you know not. 

217. They ask you about fighting in the sacred month (the month in which 
fighting is prohibited). Say, "Fighting in that month is a grave matter! But 
preventing (people) from the path of Allah, denying one's essence and 
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entering therein and expelling them, is far graver in the sight of Allah! 
Fitnah (provocation) is worse than killing." If they could, they would fight 
you until you renounce your faith. And whoever among you turns away 
from his religious understanding and dies as a denier of the truth, all his 
good deeds will become worthless, both in this world and the eternal life 
to come. Those are the inhabitants of fire (suffering) and will forever abide 
therein. 

218. Certainly, those who believe and migrate and strive in the way of 
Allah, look forward to Allah's grace. And Allah is the Ghafur and the 
Rahim. 

219. They ask you about intoxicants and gambling. Say, "In both of them 
there is great harm and some benefit for people, but their harm is greater 
than their benefit." They ask you about how much they should spend in 
Allah's way, say, "Spend whatever is surplus to your needs!" Thus Allah 
gives you clear signs so that you may reflect upon them (their reasons). 

220. (Contemplate) upon this world and the eternal life to come! They ask 
you about orphans. Say, "Improving their welfare is best. If you are living 
together with them, they are your brothers." Allah knows the corrupter 
from the reformer. Had Allah willed, He could have put you in difficulty. 
Indeed, Allah is the Aziz and the Hakim. 

221. Do not marry (dualist) women who associate partners with Allah until 
they believe. A believing slave woman is definitely better than a (dualist) 
woman who associates partners with Allah, however pleasing she may 
seem to you (for beauty is not in the body but in the sharing of faith). Nor give 
believing women in marriage to (dualist) men who associate partners with 
Allah until they believe. A believing slave man is certainly better than a 
(dualist) man who associates partners with Allah, however pleasing he may 
seem to you. Such people (dualists) call you to the fire but Allah invites you 
(as much as the qualities of the Names comprising your essence allow) to 
Paradise and forgiveness. Allah makes clear His signs (of the reality) to 
people so they (these truths) are remembered. 

222. They ask you about menstruation... Say, "It is a difficult time. Do not 
have sexual relations with women until they are clean (of bleeding). And 
when they are cleansed you can approach them from where Allah has 
ordained". Allah loves those who turn from their wrongdoing and who 
repent much and cleanse themselves. 

223. Your women are your fields (to bear children). So plant your fields as 
you like. Prepare your selves for the future and protect yourselves from 
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the reality of the Names comprising your essence). Give good tidings to the 
believers! 

224. Do not let the oaths you make in the name of Allah prevent you from 
doing good, seeking protection and making peace between people. Allah 
is the Sami, the Aleem. 

225. Allah will not hold you responsible for any oaths you make 
unknowingly, but He will hold you responsible for what is intended in 
your hearts (consciousness). Allah is the Ghafur, the Halim . 

226. For those who swear not to approach their wives, there is a waiting 
period of four months. If they revert from their word, indeed Allah is the 
Ghafur, the Rahim. 

227. If they decide to divorce, undoubtedly Allah is the Sami, the Aleem 

(He knows their intentions). 

228. Divorced women should wait for three menstrual cycles without 
getting married, to discern whether they are pregnant or not. If they 
believe that Allah comprises their innermost essential reality and have 
faith in the life to come, they have no right to hide what Allah creates in 
their wombs. If their husbands want to reconcile in this period, they are of 
higher priority than others. Just as wives have rights over their husbands, 
husbands also have rights over their wives, but the rights of men are one 
degree more (as the flow is from man to woman). Allah is the Aziz, the 
Hakim. 

229. Divorce is twice. After this it can either be resumed or permanently 
released free. It is not lawful for you to take back anything you have given 
your wives (due to divorce). But if the wife and husband both find it 
difficult to observe the boundaries set by Allah, the wife has the right to 
request divorce by returning the things he has given her, and there is no 
blame upon her for doing this. These are the boundaries set by Allah so do 
not transgress them. Whoever transgresses the limits will only do wrong to 
themself. 

230. And after all this, if he divorces his wife again (for the third time) then 
she is not lawful to him until after she has married another man. And if 
she gets divorced from the latter husband there is no blame upon her and 
her former husband to remarry each other, if they believe they can keep to 
the boundaries of marriage within the limits of Allah. These are limits of 
Allah, which He makes clear to people who know (Allah). 

231. And once you divorce your wives and they reach the end of the three- 
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by good means. Do not keep them attached to yourselves to cause them 
misery, and whoever does so will only do wrong to himself. Do not take 
the creeds of Allah lightly. And remember the favor of Allah upon you and 
the Book and Wisdom He revealed to you to advise you based on the letter 
B. Protect yourself from Allah and know well that Allah, as the essence of 
everything (in respect of the dimension of the Names) is aware of everything. 

232. When you divorce your wives and they reach the end of the waiting 
period, do not prevent them from getting remarried, if they agree among 
themselves on mutual terms. This is an advice upon those who believe in 
Allah and the life to come. This is better (clean from humanly conditionings) 
and purer for you. Allah knows and you know not. 

233. (Divorced) mothers can breastfeed their children for two whole years, 
(if the fathers) wish to complete the nursing period. During this time the 
father is responsible for their provision and clothing, according to custom. 
No one will be subject to more than his capacity. And no mother or father 
should be subject to harm because of their child. The same applies for the 
heir. If they mutually agree to wean the child before the end of the two 
years, there is no blame upon them. If you wish to have your children 
nursed (by a wet nurse), there is no blame upon you so long as you pay the 
required according to what is customary. Protect yourselves from Allah 
and know well that He (as the creator of all that you do) is the Basir. 

234. If any of you die and leave widows, the widows should wait for four 
months and ten days (before they remarry). After this period, there is no 
blame upon them for what they do according to custom (getting married to 
someone else). Allah, as the former of your actions, is the Habir. 

235. There is no blame upon you if you hint a proposal of marriage to 
(divorced or widowed) women (during their waiting period), or conceal it in 
your heart. Allah knows that you will be inclined towards them. But do not 
enter into any hidden arrangements with them outside of what is 
customary nor bond in marriage with them until the end of the waiting 
period. Know that Allah knows what is in your consciousness, so heed 
Him. Know that Allah is the Ghafur, the Halim. 

236. There is no blame upon you if you divorce women when you have not 
yet slept with them or specified a dowry for them. But provide them (your 
ex-wives) with benefits according to your ability — those with greater 
financial means should provide according to their capacity; those with 
lesser financial means should provide according to custom to the best of 
his ability. This is an obligation upon the doers of good. 

237. If you divorce them after specifying a dowry but before you sleep with 
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hand lies the marriage contract forgoes it. To give them the full amount 

(of the dowry) is closer to taqwa (Protecting yourself in the way of Allah from 
the inadequacies of your identity). Do not forget to treat each other with 
grace. Certainly Allah is the Basir (evaluates all that you do). 

238. Maintain salat (prayer; turning to Allah) with care, (in particular) the 
middle salat (asr prayer — the constant experience of this in one's 
consciousness). Live in full submission in the way of Allah. 

239. If you fear danger then you can (perform salat) while on foot or 
riding... When you are in safety remember (dhikr) Allah according to the 
teachings of the one who has taught you that which you did not know 

(contemplate upon the manifestations of the qualities of His Names on worldly 
forms). 

240. Those who die and leave widows should make a bequest for them of 
one year's maintenance without them having to leave their homes. But if 
they choose to leave their homes, then you will not be held responsible for 
them as they have used their rights. Allah is the Aziz, the Hakim. 

241. Divorced women have the right to receive provision according to 
custom; this is an obligation upon those with taqwa. 

242. Thus Allah explains the laws of existence for you, so that you may use 
your reason. 

243. Did you not see the thousands who abandoned their homes out of 
fear of death? Allah said to them 'Die' and then brought them back to life. 
Undoubtedly, Allah is bountiful to mankind, but most of them do not 
appreciate (the bounty that is provided) . 

244. Fight in the way of Allah and know well that Allah is the Sami and the 
Aleem. 

245. Who will want to lend Allah a good loan and receive it back in 
manifold! It is Allah who constricts (contraction and restriction within the 
ego; the Qabid) and grants relief (opens, expands, spreads with the Names; the 
Basit)... To Him you will be returned! 

246. Did you not see the group from the Children of Israel after the time of 
Moses, they had said to their Nabi, "Disclose for us a king (leader) and we 
will fight in the way of Allah." The Nabi asked, "What if war is prescribed 
for you and you refrain from fighting?"... They said, "Why shouldn't we 
fight in the way of Allah? Especially when we have been driven out of our 
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except for a few of them, they turned away from fighting. Allah (as the One 

who created them with His Names) is Aleem (All Knowing) of the 
wrongdoers. 

247. Their Nabi said to them, "Indeed Allah has disclosed Talut as a king 
for you." They said, "How can he have sovereignty over us when we are 
worthier of sovereignty than he and he has no abundance of wealth?" 
Their Nabi said, "Certainly Allah has chosen him over you and increased 
him in (depth of) knowledge and body." Allah gives (the administration of) 
His sovereignty to whom He wills. Allah is the Wasi . the Aleem. 

248. Their Nabi told them, "Certainly, a sign of his sovereignty is that a 
coffin (heart; universal consciousness) will come to you in which there will be 
happiness (inner peace and tranquility) from your Rabb, and relics 
(knowledge) left behind by the family of Moses and Aaron. The angel (the 
forces of the Names in your essence) will bring it to you. Certainly there is a 
clear sign in this, if you are of the believers. 

249. When Talut set out with his army, he said (to his soldiers), "Indeed 
Allah will test you with a river. Whoever drinks from it is not of me, 
whoever does not drink from it, is of me, except those who take but a 
handful from it"... Except a few of them, they all drank from it. When he 
and those with him crossed over to the other side of the river, they said, 
"We have no strength left to fight Goliath and his soldiers." Those who 
knew (with certainty) from their essence (due to their faith) that they will 
meet Allah said, "Many times a small group has overcome a large group 
with the permission of Allah (B-iznillah). Allah is with those who 
persevere." 

250. When they faced Goliath and his army, they prayed, "Our Rabb, give 
us the force of perseverance, make firm our feet, do not let us slip and give 
us the power of victory over the deniers." 

251. Then (with the permission of Allah) the Names comprising their 
essence, they defeated them. David killed Goliath and Allah gave him 
(David) sovereignty and wisdom and taught him what He willed 
(programmed him with the Names from his essence). If Allah had not repelled 
some by (means of) others, the earth would have become corrupt 
(unlivable). But the bounty of Allah is upon the worlds. 

252. These are the signs of Allah... Which we tell you in Truth... You are 
indeed one of the revealed Rasuls. 

253. Of those Rasuls, We endowed some more highly than others. There 
are some to whom Allah spoke and some He raised in degree. And We 
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Pure Spirit (divine forces). If Allah had willed those succeeding them would 
not have killed each other after clear proofs reached them. But they 
differed in opinion, some believed and some denied. If Allah had willed 
they would not have killed each other... But Allah does as He wills. 

254. O believers, spend (give unrequitedly out of your faith) from what We 
have provided to you, before there comes a day in which there is no 
exchange, no friendship and no intercession... The deniers of the reality — 
they are the wrongdoers (they wrong themselves). 

255. Allah is HU! There is no God (deity), only HU! The Hayy and the 
Oayyum (the sole source of life and the One who forms all things in His 
Knowledge with the meanings of His Names — the One with whom everything 
subsists). Neither drowsiness overtakes Him (separation from the worlds 
even for a single instance) nor sleep (leaving creation to its own accord and 
withdrawing to His Self). To Him belongs everything in the heavens and on 
earth (the dimensions of knowledge and acts). Who can intercede in His sight 
except by the permission of the forces that manifest from the Names in 
one's essence? He knows the dimension in which they live and the 
dimension they are unable to perceive... Nothing of His knowledge can be 
grasped if He does not will (allow via the suitability of the Names in one's 
essence). His throne (sovereignty and administration [Rububiyyah]) 
encompasses the heavens and the earth. It is not difficult for Him to 
preserve them. He is the Aliy (illimitably supreme) and the Azim (possessor 
of infinite might) . 

256. There is no compulsion in (acceptance of) the religion (the system and 
order of Allah; sunnatullah)! The reality has become apparent (in its most 
perfect state) and has become distinct from corrupted ideas. Whoever 
abandons Taghut (worshipping the forces that don't exist, but are assumed to 
exist through illusion) and believes in Allah (the Names that form his essence) 
indeed he has grasped a strong grip within his essence, that can never 
be broken. Allah is the Sami and the Aleem. 

257. Allah is a friend ( Waliyy ) to the believers; He brings them out of 
darkness (ignorance of the reality) into Nur (seeing the reality with the light of 
knowledge). As for those who actively deny (the truth) their friend is Taghut 
(illusory ideas and forces) it brings them out of Nur into darkness. They are 
the people of fire (bound to suffer). They will reside therein (the condition of 
suffering) forever. 

258. Did you not see he who argued with Abraham about his Rabb 
because Allah gave him sovereignty? When Abraham said, "My Rabb is 
the giver of life and the taker of life" he said, "I can give and take life too." 
When Abraham said, "Allah raises the sun from the east, go ahead and 
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confounded! Allah will not guide (enable the realization of the reality to) the 
people of wrongdoing. 

259. (Did you not hear about the) one who passed by a town in which the 
buildings were in ruins and the people were dead, he thought, "How will 
Allah restore life here after this death?" Allah caused him to die at that 
instance and after a hundred years brought him back to life. "How long 
did you remain in that state?" He asked... The man answered, "One day 
or a part of it." Allah said, "No, a hundred years have passed... Look at 
your food and your drink, they have not rotted, but look at your donkey 
(how it has rotted and only a pile of bones remain) ! We made you a sign, an 
example for the people... Look at how We raise the bones and cover them 
with flesh." When it became clear to him, he said, "I know with certainty 
that Allah is Qadir over all things!" 

260. And recall when Abraham said, "My Rabb, show me how you give life 
to the dead". His Rabb said, "Have you not believed?" (Abraham) said, 
"Yes, but for my heart to be satisfied (I want to witness it)..." "Take four 
types of birds and train them so they grow accustomed to you, then place 
each of them upon four different hilltops and call them to yourself. They 
will come running (flying) to you. Know that Allah is the Aziz, the Hakim." 

261. The example of those who spend their wealth unrequitedly out of 
their faith in Allah is like a single wheat seed that grows seven spikes, in 
each spike a hundred grains. And Allah multiplies it even more for whom 
He wills. Allah is the Wasi and the Aleem. 

262. Those who, out of their faith in Allah, unrequitedly spend their wealth 
on people, and who don't remind and taunt people with it later, will have 
special rewards in the sight of their Rabb (the compositions of Names 
constituting the essence of their being). They will have nothing to fear or 
grieve. 

263. A kind word and to cover a fault is better than a charity followed by 
offence. Allah is the Ghani and the Halim. 

264. O believers, do not cancel your charities by taunting and hurting 
people with it, as do those who spend their wealth only to be seen (to make 
a name) and do not believe in Allah and the eternal life to come with the 
meaning of the letter B. Their example is like a rock covered with some 
earth, and when it rains the earth is gone and the rock is left bare. They 
will gain nothing from what they earn. Allah does not guide (enable the 
realization of their essential reality) those who deny the truth. 

265. But for those who spend their wealth for Allah's pleasure (the term 
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conditionings limit the manifestations of Allah's Names) or due to what they 
encounter within their own selves (the understanding that they are comprise 
the compositions of Names)... Their example is like a garden on a hilltop, 
when heavy rain falls on it, it gives double the produce. And if heavy rain 
does not fall, even a drizzle suffices. Allah is Basir over your actions. 

266. Would any of you want to have a garden of date palms and grapevines 
underneath which rivers flow and in which various fruits grow, but when 
old age comes he has weak offspring? Then a whirlwind of fire destroys 
the garden... Allah gives these signs so that you reflect. 

267. O believers, give unrequitedly from what you have earned and from 
the clean things of what We have produced for you from the earth. Do not 
give in charity bad things that you will not take yourself. Know well that 
Allah is the Ghani, the Hamid . 

268. Satan (illusion — the fear of loss) will scare you with poverty (refraining 
you from giving unrequitedly) and command you to do foul deeds and to be 
stingy! But Allah promises forgiveness from Him and bounty. Allah is the 
Wasi, the Aleem. 

269. He gives wisdom (the system by which the qualities of the Names are 
manifested) to whom He wills, and whoever has been given wisdom has 
certainly been given much benefit. And none will discern this except those 
with intellect and deep contemplative skills. 

270. Whatever you spend and whatever vows you make, Allah knows 
(makes you live their outcome), but the wrongdoers have no helper. 

271. It is good if you give charity openly, but if you keep your charity a 
secret and give in private it is better for you. This will atone for your bad 
deeds. Allah is Habir (All-Aware) of what you do (as He comprises your 
being). 

272. It is not your responsibility to make them find the right path (realize 

the reality of their essence)! Allah guides (enables this realization) to whom He 
wills (as this entails the expression of the Name Hadi within one's essence, not 
some form of external guidance)! Whatever you spend in charity it is for your 
own good, as you do not but give for the sake of Allah (knowing and seeing 
the face of Allah). Whatever good you give, it will be fully repaid to you and 
you will never be wronged. 

273. (Your unrequited giving) is for the needy who have fully submitted 
themselves to the way of Allah without sparing any time to work for 
worldly sustenance. And because they refrain from asking, one who has 
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recognize them from their faces. They will never shamelessly ask for 
something from another. Thus, whatever good you give, surely Allah is 
Aleem of it. 

274. Those who give from their wealth by night and by day, in secret and 
in the open, their reward is with their Rabb (emerging from their essence and 
ready to manifest in their consciousness). They have nothing to fear or grieve. 

275. Those who commit usury will stand like those who have been 
possessed (obsessed with delusive ideas) by Satan (jinni). This is because 
they equate usury to trade. Whereas Allah has permitted trade and 
forbidden usury (in trade one pays the value of the good, but with usury one 
pays exceedingly more than the money originally owed. Hence, usury is contrary 
to the idea of unrequited helping and giving). So, whoever abandons usury 
after receiving admonition from his Rabb, his past belongs to him, his 
judgment will be with Allah. And whoever reverts to usury, they are the 
inmates of fire. They will abide therein eternally. 

276. Allah destroys (income from) usury and increases (the return of) 
charity! Allah does not favor those who persist in their mistakes. 

277. Those who believe and perform the necessary beneficial deeds, 
establish salat and give zakah will have special rewards with their Rabb. 
They will have nothing to fear or grieve. 

278. O believers, abandon the excess from usury to be protected from 
Allah, if you are of the believers. 

279. And if you don't do this, know that you will have waged war against 
Allah and His Rasul. If you recognize your mistake and abandon it for 
good you can earn your right to receive your principal. (This way) you 
won't wrong and you won't be wronged. 

280. If (the indebted) is in financial hardship, then grant them respite until 
a time of ease. If you write it off as an act of charity, it will be better for 
you, if only you knew. 

281. Protect yourselves from the day when you shall be returned to Allah. 
That is when every soul shall be paid in full what it has earned, and they 
will not be wronged. 

282. O believers, when you contract a debt for a specified time, write it 
down. Let a just person among you write it. And let the one who knows 
how to write not refuse to write as Allah has taught him. Let the one who 
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and not leave anything out. If the indebted one is of limited 
understanding or a child, let his guardian dictate. Let two men be 
witnesses. If there aren't two men, then let the witnesses be one man and 
two women, so if one of them forgets or errs, the other can remind. And let 
not the witnesses refuse when they are called upon. And do not be weary 
to write the debt, whether it is small or large, including its specified term. 
That is more appropriate and stronger in the sight of Allah and a more 
sound approach to prevent doubt in the future. Except when the 
transaction between you involves cash, then there is no blame upon you if 
you do not write it. And take witnesses even when you make a transaction. 
Let no scribe be harmed or any witness. For if you harm them, you would 
have harmed yourself. And be protected from Allah. Allah teaches you. 
Allah is Aleem over all things. 

283. If you are traveling and cannot find a scribe, pledges may be taken in 
word. If you trust each other, let the trustee restore the pledge faithfully 
and let him fear his Rabb. Do not conceal what you have witnessed. 
Whoever conceals his testimony, indeed his heart is guilty (unable to reflect 
its essence; veiled from its reality). Allah knows what you do in the scope of 
the letter B. 

284. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth belongs to Allah (to manifest 
His Names)... Whether you show what is within your consciousness (your 
thoughts) or conceal it, Allah will bring you to account for it with the 
quality of the Name Hasib. He will forgive (cover) whom he wills and 
cause suffering upon whom He wills. Allah is Qadir over all things. 

285. "The Rasul (Muhammad saw) has believed in what was revealed 

(knowledge that emerged from the dimensional depths) to him (to his 
consciousness) from his Rabb (the qualities of the Names of Allah comprising 
his essential reality). And so have the believers! They have all believed (in 
line with the meaning denoted by the letter B) that the Names of Allah 
comprise their essence, and in the angels (the forces of the Names 
constituting their being), the Books (all revealed knowledge) and the Rasuls... 
They say, "We make no distinction between (the ways in which the 
knowledge of Allah was revealed to) His Rasuls... We have perceived and 
obeyed, we ask for your forgiveness our Rabb; our return is to You." 

286. Allah will never hold anyone responsible for that which they have no 
capacity. What he earns (as a result of his good deeds) is for his self, and the 
consequences of (his bad deeds) is also for his self. Our Rabb, do not 
punish us if we forget or make a mistake. Our Rabb, do not place upon us 
heavy duties like the ones you placed on those before us. Our Rabb, do 
not place on us a burden we cannot bear. Pardon us, forgive us, have 
grace on us. You are our protector. Give us victory over those who cover 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim. 



1. Alif Lam Meem 

2. He is Allah; there is no god or godhood, only 'HU' (the Name HU 
denotes the Absolute Essence, which can never be conditioned or limited by the 
corporeal worlds and/ or any concepts. It is usually followed by another Name to 
signify the quality that becomes manifest through HU, in regards to the relevant 
topic), Hayy (life itself) and Qayyum (everything finds life and subsists with 
HU). 

3. He, as the very reality itself, revealed what is in your hands (disclosed in 
your consciousness), the Book (knowledge of the reality and sunnatullah) 
confirming the Truth from the past. He had also revealed the Torah 

(knowledge disclosed to Moses) and the Gospel (knowledge disclosed to Jesus). 

4. As HUDA for people (to guide them to the reality, to show them the right 
path). He also revealed the Furqan (the ability to distinguish right from wrong, 
the good from the bad). Certainly, those who cover and deny the signs of 
Allah (the manifestations of His Names) will have severe suffering. Allah is 
the Aziz , the Zuntaqim (enforces the consequences of actions without any 
sympathy). 

5. Allah! Nothing in the heavens (the dimension of consciousness — angelic 
realm — the quanta! dimension; the essence of matter) and the earth (dimension 
of matter — the body — the earth) is hidden from Him (because He comprises 
the essence of everything with His Names. Concepts such as hidden or apparent 
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6. It is HU who shapes (forms, programs) you in the womb (mother's womb 
— in Arabic rahim; the productive mechanism within your essence: rahimiyyah) 
as He wishes. There is no god, only HU, the Aziz, the Hakim . 

7. It is HU who has revealed to you the KNOWLEDGE (Book). Some of 
its signs are clear (open and net commands) and comprise the basis — 
foundation of the knowledge (Book) — and some of it is allegorical 
(metaphoric and symbolic expressions). Those with deviation (ulterior motives, 
distorted thoughts) in their hearts, judge with the allegorical verses, 
interpreting them for the purpose of causing provocation. Only Allah 
knows their (true and precise) interpretation. Those who are grounded in 
knowledge (deep contemplators) say, "We believe, all of it is from our 
Rabb." And none can discern this except those who have reached the 
essence (the intimates of reality through whom Allah hears, sees and speaks; ulul 
albab). 

8. "Our Rabb, after giving us guidance (enabling us to recognize and discern 
the reality) do not turn our consciousness (back to the illusory identity — ego 
based existence), and bestow your grace upon us from your Self (ladun; the 
potential of the Names comprising my essence). Most certainly you are the 
Wahhab." 

9. "Our Rabb, you will surely gather mankind in a period of whose 
coming there is no doubt. And never will Allah fail to fulfill His promise." 

10. Certainly for the deniers neither their wealth nor their children will 
benefit them against what becomes manifest from Allah. They are fuel for 
fire. 

11. (Their course) is just like the dynasty of the Pharaoh and those who 
came before them. (They had) denied our signs (the manifestations of the 
Names). And Allah seized them in their error. Allah is severe in 
recompense (severe in enforcing the due consequence of an offence; shadid al- 
iqab) . 

12. Say to the disbelievers (those who deny the reality), "You shall be 
defeated and gathered in hell... How wretched a resting place!" 

13. The truth is there were signs for you and a lesson to be taken from the 
two groups who met in opposition. While one group was fighting for the 
cause of Allah, the others were deniers; (the believers) saw with their own 
eyes that (the deniers) were twice their number. But Allah supports whom 
He wills with His aid. Certainly there is a great lesson in this for those 
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14. Beautified for the people is the desire to indulge in the pleasures of 
women and children, heaped up sums of gold and silver, noble horses and 
cattle. However these are but transitory pleasures of the world. But Allah... 
The most beauteous goal (to attain) is with Him. 

15. Say, "Shall I tell you of something even better than all of this? For 
those who are protected in the sight of Allah there are Paradises 
underneath which rivers flow, they will reside therein eternally. There they 
will have pure spouses (this could also denote the spouse of consciousness; a 
perfect body free from any ailment) and the pleasure of Allah. Allah, as the 
essence of His servants, is the Basir. 

16. They will say, "Our Rabb, we have indeed believed. Forgive us our 
faults and protect us from burning (suffering)." 

17. (They are) the patient ones, loyal, content (in submission with the 
comprehension of their servitude), they give (to the needy) and ask for 
forgiveness for their inadequacies in the early morning (the process of 
awakening). 

18. Allah knows with certainty that none exists other than He. He is HU, 
there is no other, only HU... And (so do) the forces (potentials) of His 
names (angels; compositions of qualities that manifest through the knowledge of 
reality) and those of knowledge (those who possess this knowledge also know, 
and thus testify to this reality) and maintain themselves in accord with this 
truth... There is no god, only HU, the Aziz, the Hakim. 

19. Indeed, the religion (system and order) in the sight of Allah is Islam (the 
whole of creation is in a state of submission, whether conscious or unconscious 
of the qualities of the Names)! Those to whom a Book (knowledge) has been 
given, have fallen into division after this knowledge, because of jealousy 
and ambition. And whoever covers the existence of Allah in His signs 
(which are the manifestations of His Names) indeed Allah is swift in 
reckoning (Allah instantly puts into effect the consequences of one's actions; 
sari-ul-hisab). 

20. If they argue with you say, "My face is in submission to Allah; so are 
those who follow me!" Ask those to whom the knowledge of reality and 
sunnatullah has been given and the illiterate ones (those who are unaware of 
this reality; the dualists), "Have you also accepted Islam?" If they submit 
they would have accepted the reality. But if they turn away, your duty is 
only to inform. Allah, as a result of His Names comprising His servants, is 
the Basir (evaluates). 

21. As for those who deny the existence of Allah in His signs (the 
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Reality, and kill those who enjoin justice, give them the tidings of a severe 
suffering! 

22. They are the ones whose deeds will be worthless both in this world and 
the eternal life to come. There will be no helpers for them. 

23. Have you not seen those who were given a share of the revealed 
knowledge; they are invited to the revelation of Allah, that a judgment be 
made between them, but then some of them turn away and leave. 

24. This is because they think, "The fire will not touch us except for 
numbered days." Their invented delusive belief is a betrayal to their 
religion. 

25. So how will it (their state) be when we gather them together in a period 
that is sure to come, and the results of their deeds are given without any 
injustice! 

26. Say, "Allah, the sovereign of all sovereignty... You give sovereignty to 
whom You will and You take sovereignty away from whom you will. You 
honor whom You will and You abase whom You will. In Your hand is all 
good. Certainly, you are Qadir over all things." 

27. "You turn the night into day and turn the day into night. You bring the 
living out of the dead and the dead out of the living. You give provision 
(life sustenance) to whom You will without account." 

28. Let not the believers abandon the believers and take the deniers of 
reality as their friends. Whoever does this severs his ties with Allah. This 
can only be done for protection. Allah warns you to be careful of Him. To 
Allah is your return! 

29. Say, "Whether you conceal what is in your hearts or reveal it Allah (as 
its creator) knows it. He knows everything that is in the heavens and the 
earth (external and internal). Allah is Qadir over all things." 

30. Each person will find before him everything he has done of good or 
evil on that day. He will wish there were a great distance between it and 
himself! Allah warns you to heed Him (for He will definitely make you 
experience the consequences of your actions). Allah is Ra'uf to his servants 

(from their essence). 

31. Say, "If you love Allah follow me so that Allah will love you and forgive 
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32. Say, "Obey Allah and the Rasul!"... If they turn away, then indeed 
Allah does not like the deniers of reality. 

33. The truth is, Allah chose Adam, Noah, Abraham and his descendants, 
the family of Imran (in their time) over humans and purified them. 

34. Descendants from each other, as a single lineage... Allah is the Sami, 
the Aleem . 

35. Recall when Imran's wife said, "My Rabb, I have unconditionally 
pledged the child in my womb to You; accept it from me. Certainly You 
are the Sami, the Aleem." 

36. And when she delivered (the child who she thought would be a boy) she 
said, "My Rabb, I have delivered a girl." Allah knew the female was not 
like the male (that a female could not perform in the same way as a male). "I 
have named her Mary. I seek protection from You for her and her lineage 
against the Satan, the expelled." 

37. So her Rabb accepted her with cordiality and raised her like a precious 
flower. He put her in Zachariah's care. Every time Zachariah came to the 
temple he found her with new food. He asked her, "O Mary, where is this 
from?" Mary replied, "It is from Allah" (As a result of His grace it reached 
her through His servants). Indeed, Allah gives life sustenance (provision) to 
whom He wills, as He wills. 

38. Thereupon Zachariah prayed to his Rabb, "My Rabb, grant me from 
Your ladun (the potential of the Names comprising my essence) a pure 
offspring. You are certainly the hearer of my prayer (perceiver of my 
introspection). 

39. So when in the temple he was in a state of introspection with his Rabb, 
the angels said to him, "Allah gives you tidings of John, confirming a 
word (B-kalimah) from Allah (Jesus, the word of Allah, the manifestation of 
specific forces) and sayyid (the master/ chief of forces) and chaste (in control 
of his ego), a righteous Nabi (living the Truth in his essence). 

40. He said, "My Rabb, how can I have a son! I have reached old age and 
my wife is barren!" He said, "That may be (your case)... But Allah does as 
He wills!" 

41. He (Zachariah) said, "My Rabb, grant me a sign". He said, "Your sign 
is that you will not be able to speak to people for three days except by 
gestures; so remember your Rabb much and experience the greatness of 
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42. And recall when the angels said to Mary, "O Mary, indeed Allah has 
purified (enabled you to experience your essence) and chosen you. He 
cleansed you (from the filth of duality) and chose you above all the women 
in the world (of your time)!" 

43. "O Mary, be obedient to your Rabb (live in awe), prostrate (experience 
your inexistence in the sight of Allah's existence) and bow with those who bow 

(feel and acknowledge the Names that are manifest in your being)." 

44. This knowledge is what we reveal of the unknown to you. And you 
were not with them when they drew lots as to which of them should be 
Mary's guardian. And you were not there when they were disputing with 
one another (regarding this) . 

45. When the angels said to Mary, "Allah gives tidings of a word from 

Him (B-kalimah; a servant to manifest His attributes) His name is the 
Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary. He is honored in this world (exalted in dignity) 
and the eternal life to come and is of the muqarriboon (lives in a state of 
qurbiyyah [manifests Names that are very specific to Allah due to his state of 
closeness] and an instrument for miracles)." 

46. "He will speak to the people in the cradle and in maturity. He is of the 
righteous." 

47. (Maty) asked, "My Rabb, how can I have a child when no man has 
touched me?" He said, "Just like that! Allah creates what He wills! When 
He decrees a matter, He only says 'BE' and it is." 

48. He will teach (program — embed into existence) the Book (the knowledge 
of reality), Wisdom (the operation mechanism of the system and order formed 
by the Names of Allah in the worlds), the Torah (revelation - the knowledge 
revealed to Moses) and the Bible (the reality revealed as good news). 

49. And He will send him as a Rasul to the children of Israel. (He) will say, 
"Indeed I have come to you from your Rabb bearing His signs in my 
essence. I will create out of clay a form of a bird for you and breathe into it 

(activate the forces of the Names within it) and it will become a bird with the 
permission of Allah (B-iznillah; with the will of Allah's Names to manifest in 
that particular form). I heal the blind and the leper, and give life to the dead 
with the permission of Allah (B-iznillah; in congruity with the forces of the 
Names comprising their essence). I also inform you (as Allah informs me) of 
what you eat and store in your houses. There is (an important) sign in this 
(regarding the power of your Rabb) for you, if you believe. 

50. "And I come confirming what was before me (the original uncorrupted) 
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of what was forbidden to you (through distortion). I have come to you with 
a sign — miracle from your Rabb. Protect yourselves from Allah and obey 
me." 

51. "Allah (with His Names) is most certainly my Rabb and your Rabb! So 
become conscious of your servitude to Him and live accordingly. This is 
the straight path." 

52. And when Jesus sensed their denial of the truth, he asked, "Who will 
help me in the way of Allah?" His disciples answered, "We are the helpers 
of Allah... We have believed in accord with the letter 'B' (that the essence of 

our being comprises the Names of Allah); witness this with your essence! We 
are in submission to Allah." 

53. "Our Rabb, we have believed in what You have revealed (Jesus) from 
your reality (essence) and we have followed your Rasul, so register us 
among the witnesses (of the truth)." 

54. They schemed, and received a scheme from Allah in response. Allah is 
the best of schemers. (In order to eliminate the discloser of the truth they 
resorted to secretly contriving against him, but through the very same method 
Allah overcame them, by making their schemes result against them.) 

(The original word used here to denote scheme is 'makr.' Essentially, makr is the 
undertaking of an action, which separates one from Allah, yet the person is 
unaware of this and assumes he is not harmed by it so he continues to engage in 
it. Eventually he falls even further away from Allah, or the actualization of the 
forces of the Names within his essence, which is by far the greatest punishment 
one can incur.) 

55. And recall when Allah had said, "I'm going to cause you to die (that is, 
they will not be able to assassinate you through their secret schemes, I will cause 
you to die when your time comes)... I'm going to raise you to myself (enable 
you to experience the supremacy of your essence); I'm going to purify you by 
removing you from among the deniers of the reality (disbelievers) and until 
Doomsday I'm going to place those who follow you above those who deny 
the reality. In the end, your return is to Me. I will judge on matters over 
which you differed between each other." 

56. "But as for those who deny the reality, I will subject them to severe 
suffering both in this world and the eternal life to come. And they will 
have no helpers." 

57. And those who believed in 'their essential reality' and engaged in the 
necessary practices, the results of their work will be given to them in full. 
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58. This knowledge contains signs (pertaining to past events that are 
unknown to you) and wise remembrance (revealing the wisdom of those 
events). 

59. "Indeed, the formation of Jesus in the sight of Allah is like that of 
Adam (if the formation of Jesus is like that of Adam, then the formation of 
Adam is like that of Jesus. This is the angle from which we should approach this 
topic). He created him from dust, then said to him 'Be' and he was (the 
creation of man by breathing the spirit [the activation of the forces of the 
Names] into that which is formed by dust - a molecular structure - is the same 
as breathing the spirit into a molecular structure formed in the mother's womb) . 

60. This is the Truth from your Rabb, so do not be of those who doubt! 

61. Whoever disputes this reality after this knowledge has come to you, 
say, "Come, let us call our sons and your sons, our women and your 
women, ourselves and yourselves, and pray; may the wrath of Allah be 
upon those who lie about the reality." 

62. Indeed, this is the truth of the matter. Godhood is an invalid concept; 
only Allah! In truth, Allah is HU, the Aziz, the Hakim. 

63. If they turn away (from this truth), indeed Allah knows the corrupters 

(enforces the consequences of it) . 

64. Say, "O those to whom the knowledge of reality has come, let us come 
together on a common understanding, let us not consider servitude to 
anything other than Allah, let us not associate any partners (live in duality) 
to Allah, our essential reality; let not some of us deify (take as gods besides 
Allah) others of us (like Jesus)." If they turn away from this then say to 
them, "Bear witness that we are of those who have submitted to Allah." 

65. O those to whom the knowledge of reality has come, why do you argue 
about Abraham? The Torah and the Gospel were revealed after him (hence 
they narrated the situation). Do you not have the intellect to realize this? 

66. (It is bad enough) you argue over things about which you have little 
knowledge, but why do you argue over things about which you have no 
knowledge? Whereas Allah knows, and you know not! 

67. Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian... But he was of those 
(hanif) who did not believe in a god (external deity) and was aware that only 
Allah existed (the concept of oneness) and had submitted to Him (knew that 
Allah had absolute administration over their existence). His comprehension 
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68. Indeed, the closest ones to the truth with Abraham are those who 
follow his understanding, this Nabi (Muhammad saw) and those who 
believe in him. Allah is the Waliyy of the believers. 

69. A group of those to whom the knowledge of reality has come, wanted 
to lead you astray, but they cannot lead anyone astray other than 
themselves. Yet they do not realize this. 

70. O you to whom the knowledge of reality has come, even though you 
bear witness to the reality, why do you deny the existence of Allah in His 
signs (the manifestations of His Names)? 

71. O you to whom the knowledge of reality has come, why do you hide 
the Truth within falsity and conceal the Truth while you repeatedly know 
ofit? 

72. A group of those to whom the knowledge of reality came said, "Go to 
the believers and tell them, 'we have believed in what has been revealed' 
then reject it at the end of the day (by saying you thought about it and realized 
it was not possible). Thus, maybe they too will (follow you and) abandon 
their way." 

73. "Do not believe those who do not follow your religion!" Say, 
"Guidance is the guidance of Allah (involves the realization that the Names 
of Allah comprise one's being). Do you oppose because the like of what has 
been given to you is given to another, or because they are going to prevail 
over you (with what has been given to them) in the sight of your Rabb?" Say, 
"Most certainly, bounty is in the hands of Allah, He gives it to whom He 
wills. Allah is the Wasi, the Aleem." 

74. "He specifies His grace (from whom He wills) to whom He wills! Allah 
is the Azim, the possessor of bounty." 

75. Among the people to whom the knowledge of reality has been given is 
he who, if you entrust him with a great amount (of wealth), he will return it 
all to you as is. And among them is he who, if you entrust him with a 
single dinar (gold), he will not return it to you unless you constantly stand 
over him and demand it. (This is because of their thought) "The illiterate 
ones who are in opposition to us (who are ignorant of the reality) have no 
rights over us." They deliberately lie about Allah. 

76. Indeed, he who stands by his word and protects himself, undoubtedly 
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77. As for those who sell their covenant and promise to Allah for a small 
price; they have no share in the eternal life to come. Allah (not an external 
deity, the actualization of the forces of the Names within their essence) will not 
speak to them, look at them or purify them during the period of 
Doomsday. There is severe suffering for them. 

78. There are some among them who talk by perverting the meaning (to 
mean something else) of the knowledge of reality, so that you think it is 
revealed knowledge. (Whereas) what they say is not revealed knowledge. 
They say, "It is from Allah," but it is not from Allah! They deliberately lie 
about Allah. 

79. It is not possible that Allah should give a human the knowledge of the 
reality, authority and Nubuwwah, and he would say to the people, "Leave 
Allah and serve me!" On the contrary, he would say, "In compliance with 
the teachings of the knowledge of the reality and the practices you engage 
in, be of those who are conscious of their servitude to their Rabb." 

80. He (the aforementioned one of knowledge) would not ask you to take the 
angels, or the Nabis as your Rabbs either. Why would he ask you to deny 
your reality after you have submitted to Allah? 

81. And recall when Allah took the covenant of the Nabis, "I have given 
you from the knowledge of reality and Wisdom, from now on when a 
Rasul comes to you confirming what is with you, you shall believe in him 
completely and help him. Have you accepted and taken My heavy load 
upon yourselves?" They said, "We have accepted!" "Bear witness, as I too 
bear witness as your essential reality." 

82. Whoever turns away (from this word), they are the corrupted ones (those 
whose beliefs are corrupt) . 

83. While whatever is in the heavens and the earth (the material and spiritual 
dimensions of the universe) is willingly or unwillingly in a state of 
submission to Him, are they looking for something other than the religion 
of Allah (Islam - the system and order created by Allah)? (Yet) they will be 
made to return to Him. 

84. Say, "We believe in Allah as the One who created our essence from His 
Names, and we believe in everything He revealed to us; and to Abraham, 
Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and that which was revealed to his descendants; to 
Moses and Jesus and in what was given to the Nabis from their Rabb. We 
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85. And whoever seeks a religion (system and order) other than Islam (the 
consciousness of being in a state of submission) his search will be ineffective! 
And he will be of the losers in the eternal life to come. 

86. How will Allah guide people who deny the reality even after clear 
proofs come to them and they bear witness that the Rasul is the Truth! 
Allah does not guide the wrongdoing people. 

87. The return of their deeds is the curse of Allah, the angels and the 
whole of mankind (they have fallen separate from all of them). 

88. They will remain under these conditions forever. Their suffering will 
not be lightened and they will not be cared for. 

89. Except if after this they (acknowledge their mistake and) repent and 
correct themselves (amend their wrongdoings) indeed Allah is the Ghafur, 
the Rahim. 

90. But those who deny the reality and are persistent in their denial, their 
repentance will never be accepted. Indeed, they are the very people who 
have gone astray. 

91. They deny the knowledge of reality and they die with this denial; even 
if they had a world of gold and offered it as ransom (to save themselves) it 
will never be accepted. Severe suffering awaits them and no one will help 
them. 

92. "Never will you experience the essence of reality (albirra) until you 
unrequitedly give away that which you love. And whatever you give 
unrequitedly in the way of Allah, Allah (as its creator) knows it (and creates 
its return) . 

93. All food was lawful to the Children of Israel, except what Israel had 
made unlawful (forbade) to himself before the Torah was revealed. Say, "If 
you are loyal to your word bring the revelation (Torah) and read it!" 

94. And whoever casts lies about Allah after this, they are the wrongdoers. 

95. Say, "Allah has told the truth. So follow the people of Abraham (the 

religious understanding) as hanifs. He was not a dualist!" 

96. The first house made for people was in Becca (the old name of Mecca), 
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97. In it there are clear signs and the station of Abraham. Whoever enters 
it will be in safety. Pilgrimage to the House (Kaaba, the abode of Allah in 
one's heart) is the right of Allah (the qualities of the Names in one's essence) 
upon all people who have the means to undertake it. But whoever denies 
(his ability to go even though he has the means to), indeed Allah is Ghani from 
the worlds. 

98. Say, "O you to whom the knowledge of reality has come... While Allah 
witnesses all your deeds, why do you deny (or cover) the existence of Allah 
in His signs (the manifestations of His Names)?" 

99. Say, "O you to whom the knowledge of reality has come... Even 
though you bore witness (to the reality) why do you avert the truth and turn 
the believers from the way of Allah? Allah is not unaware of your deeds." 

100. O believers, if you follow some of those to whom the knowledge of 
reality has been given (who have gone astray afterwards), they will turn you 
back from belief to people of denial. 

101. While the signs of Allah are displayed in front of you and there is a 
Rasul among you, how can you be of the deniers of the reality? Whoever 
(detaches himself from all else and) holds firmly onto Allah, the essence 
comprising his being, he has been guided to the straight path. 

102. O believers... Protect yourselves duly from Allah (as He will definitely 
subject you to the consequences of your deeds) and die only as ones who have 
experienced submission. 

103. Hold fast onto the rope of Allah (which leads to) the reality of the 
Names in your being, all together, do not fall into separation. Remember 
the blessing of Allah upon you. Recall that you were enemies once, He 
brought you together by forming a mutual understanding in your 
consciousness; and due to this blessing that He manifested in you, you 
became brothers. You were near the edge of a fire pit; He saved you from 
that fire. Thus Allah explains his signs, so that you attain the reality. 

104. Let there be a community among you inviting you to good (the Truth), 
judging according to the Truth and reality, and advising you to walk away 
from things that are contrary to Religion. Those are the ones who will be 
emancipated. 

105. Do not be like those who fall into division and separation after clear 
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106. During that period, some faces (forms of consciousness) will shine (with 
the light of the Truth) and some faces will darken (with the darkness of the 
ego)... Those with darkened faces (will be told): "You fell into denial after 
you believed! Experience the suffering brought forth by your being 
because of your denial of the reality." 

107. But those whose faces shine (as the result of their comprehension of their 
essence), they will be in the grace of Allah... They will abide therein 
eternally. 

108. These are the signs of Allah, we make you recite them in Truth. Allah 
does not wish wrong upon the worlds. 

109. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth, all of it belongs to Allah 

(they exist and subsist with His Names). All will return to Allah (a time will 
come when everything will see its essential reality, and those who fail to evaluate 
this will burn) ! 

110. You are the best community from among mankind. You judge with 
the Truth and reality, you advise abstinence from things that are contrary 
to religion, and you believe in Allah with the comprehension that your 
essence comprises the Names. Had those to whom the knowledge of 
reality was given (the People of the Book) also believed, it would have been 
good for them. Some are people of faith, but the majority are deniers of 
the reality. 

111. (They) can give you no harm other than torment. If they fight with you, 
they will turn their backs on you and flee. No help will be given 
afterwards. 

112. Their verdict is humiliation (belittlement) wherever they are; they have 
been subject to the wrath of Allah and are bound to live in humiliation... 
Except those who hold firmly a rope from Allah (the covenant 'You are our 
Rabb'; the realization that their essence is comprised of the Names) and a rope 
from among man (follow someone with this faith)! For they were denying 
the existence of Allah in His signs (the manifestations of His Names) and 
killing the Nabis (in compliance with their egos) against the will of the 
Truth. This is because of their rebelliousness and transgression. 

113. They are not all the same. There is also a group among those to 
whom the knowledge of reality has been given who prostrate and read and 
evaluate the signs of Allah throughout the night. 

114. They believe that the Names of Allah comprise the essence of their 
being and in the eternal life to come, they judge with the Truth and 
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they hasten to (both material and spiritual) good. They are the righteous 
ones. 

115. The good they do will never be denied. Allah, with the Names in the 
essence of the protected ones, is the Aleem. 

116. As for those who deny the reality, neither their wealth nor their 
offspring can protect them against Allah. They are bound to burn 
eternally! 

117. The example of what they spend in this servile material world (the 
lowest state of existence — worldly life) is like a frosty wind that strikes and 
destroys the harvest of a people who wrong themselves. Allah has not 
wronged them, but it is they who wrong themselves. 

118. O believers... Do not befriend those other than your kind (those who 
are not of your faith and belief). (They) wait for an opportunity to harm you 
and seeing you in hardship makes them happy. Do you not see how their 
adversity overflows from their mouths! And what they conceal inside (their 
hearts) is even bigger. Thus, we clearly inform you of the necessary signs. 
Use your reason (evaluate). 

119. You are such people (of belief) that (due to the reality you believe in) you 
like them. Whereas they do not like you (because you do not share their 
faith)! You believe in all of the knowledge of reality. When they see you 
they say, "We have believed"; but when they are left to themselves they 
bite their fingertips in rage. Say, "Perish in the fire of your rage!"... Most 
certainly Allah, as the very essence of your being with His Names, knows 
what you conceal within. 

120. When a good thing happens to you, it grieves them; but, when an 
affliction befalls you, they rejoice. If you persevere and protect yourselves, 
their plot will never harm you. Most certainly, Allah encompasses what 
they do (without the concept of locality). 

121. And remember when you left your family in the early morning to post 
the believers at their suitable stations for the battle. Allah is the Sami, the 
Aleem. 

122. Then, two groups among you began to lose their courage. But Allah 
was their Waliyy. Let the believers place their trust in Allah (believe that the 
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123. (Truly) when you were in a weak and helpless state, Allah gave you 
victory at Badr. Then protect yourselves from Allah so you may be of the 
evaluators. 

124. Remember when you told the believers, "Is it not sufficient for you 
that your Rabb reinforces you by the disclosure of three thousand angels?" 

(the manifestations of some of the forces of the Names through the believers to 
bring about courage and perseverance to struggle). 

125. Yes... If you endure and protect yourselves, even if the enemy strikes 
you suddenly, your Rabb will reinforce you with five thousand angelic 
forces from the Names within your essence. 

126. Allah did this as good tidings for you and to reassure you of the forces 
contained in your hearts (essence). Help is only from Allah, the Aziz and 
the Hakim. 

127. And (Allah did this) to cut off (destroy) a part of the deniers of reality, 
and to make the other part turn back, abased. 

128. It is not for you to judge; He will accept their repentance if He wills, 
or cause them suffering. For indeed, they are the wrongdoers. 

129. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth belongs to Allah (they exist 
and subsist with His Names). He forgives whom He wills, and causes 
suffering to (enforces the consequences of the actions of) whom He wills. 
Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

130. O believers, do not consume the doubled and multiplied return of 
usury (loansharking is forbidden)! Protect yourselves from Allah (for He will 
definitely subject you to the consequences of your actions) so you may be 
emancipated! 

131. Protect yourselves from the fire that is prepared for the deniers of 
reality. 

132. Obey Allah and the Rasul so you may reach a state of grace. 

133. Hasten to forgiveness from your Rabb (sourced from the composition of 
the Names in your essence) and Paradise (the abode of the actualization of the 
forces of Allah's Names), which is as wide as the heavens (the states of 
comprehension) and the earth (the platform of the forces)... It has been 
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134. They are the ones who give unrequitedly in the way of Allah during 
ease and hardship, they control their fury when they get angry, and they 
forgive people for their faults. Allah loves those who do good. 

135. When they do something shameful or when they wrong themselves 
(by becoming veiled from Allah), they think about Allah and ask for 
forgiveness for the wrong they have done. Who can forgive faults other 
than Allah! They are not persistent in their wrongdoing. 

136. The result (consequence) of their actions is forgiveness from their 
Rabb and Paradises underneath which rivers flow. They will abide therein 
eternally. What an excellent reward it is for those who do useful deeds. 

137. Communities with lifestyles of their own have come and passed 
before you. Travel the earth (literally or by way of knowledge) and see what 
has become of those who denied (the reality). 

138. This is an explanation (lesson) for the people and guidance and advice 
for the protected ones. 

139. Do not weaken and do not grieve; you are the superior ones, if you are 
of the believers. 

140. If you are touched by (the pain of a) wound, a similar wound has 
touched other people as well. Such times recirculate among mankind. It is 
so that the believers can be known by Allah (as the outcome of the 
manifestations of the Names in their essence) and who bear witness to the 
reality at the expense of their own lives. Allah does not like those who do 
wrong (those who do not fulfill their duties to themselves and others) . 

141. (These events are so) that Allah purifies the believers (through these 
experiences) and to destroy the coverers of the reality thereby. 

142. Or did you think you could enter (experience the state of) Paradise 
before Allah makes evident who among you are the warriors (those who 
struggle with perseverance and determination to live the reality) and those who 
are patiently steadfast on this path! 

143. You had certainly wished for martyrdom without having to encounter 
death. Now you see it, but you keep looking on! 

144. Muhammad is no other than the Rasul. Rasuls have come and gone 
before him too. If he dies or is killed now, will you turn back (from your 
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subject the grateful ones to the outcome of their gratefulness (they will 
experience the results of their evaluation). 

145. And it is not for one to die unless it complies with the unchanging 
program (kitaban muajjala) formed by the Names of Allah in one's being (B- 
iznillah)! Whoever wants the blessings of this world, We will give in this 
world. And whoever wants the blessings of the eternal life to come, that is 
what We will give to him. We give the consequences (outcomes) of the 
grateful ones (the product of their evaluation). 

146. Many Nabis fought, even though in their company there were those 
who were experiencing their servitude to their Rabb. They did not slacken 
with the afflictions that befell them in the way of Allah, nor did they show 
weakness and succumb. Allah loves those who are steadfast during 
difficulty. 

147. They had said, "Our Rabb, forgive our faults and the extreme ways in 
our affairs, give us resilience and patience, help us against the deniers of 
the reality, give us victory." 

148. So Allah gave them the reward of this world and the most beauteous 
reward of the eternal life to come. Allah loves those who do good. 

149. O believers, if you follow the disbelievers (the deniers and coverers of 
the reality) they will turn you back on your heels and you will remain as 
losers. 

150. In truth, your protector is Allah! He renders victorious with His help. 

151. We will cast fear into the hearts of those who deify (through duality) 
their egos (even though there is no such evidence) over the Names of Allah 
comprising their essence, and cover the absolute reality within. And their 
abode will be the fire... How wretched is the end of the wrongdoers! 

152. Allah has indeed kept His word (at the battle of Uhud); you were about 
to destroy them with the force deriving from the Names of Allah in your 
essence (B-izniHi). But when Allah showed you that which you love (victory 
and spoils), you showed weakness and rebelled and quarreled against the 
command you were given. Some of you were after worldly things (so you 
abandoned your posts and ran after the spoils) and some of you were after 
eternal life (so you obeyed the command of the Rasul, persevered and became 
martyrs). Then Allah turned you back to show you your state. But Allah has 
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153. Remember when the Rasul was calling you from behind, but you fled 
without looking at anyone. So Allah reprimanded you with distress upon 
distress, so that you don't grieve over your losses or remain with that 
which befell you (victory and spoils had escaped you and you had fallen into a 
state of shame). Allah, as the creator of your actions, is well aware of all 
things. 

154. Then He revealed a sense of security to calm you after your distress. 
One group (the hypocrites and the two-faced) were worried about themselves 
(their interest). With ignorant assumptions they thought, "Did we have a 
say in this decision?" Say, "The judgment — decision — belongs completely 
to Allah!" They concealed within themselves what they didn't disclose. 
They said, "If we had a say in this decision we would not have been killed 
here." Say, "Even if you had stayed in your homes, those for whom death 
was written (programmed) would have, in any case, walked out of their 
homes and gone to the place of their death. Allah made you experience 
this to show you what is inside you (by outwardly revealing that which you 
conceal) and cleanse you from false ideas. Allah knows what is inside you, 
for the essence of your heart comprises His Names". 

155. Those who fled when the two armies met in opposition did this 
because Satan (illusion) provoked the false ideas they had formed. But 
Allah has forgiven them. Allah is the Ghafur, the Halim . 

156. O believers... Do not be like those who deny the reality by saying, 
"Had they stayed by our side they would not have died or been killed" in 
regards to their brothers who go traveling the earth, or who go to battle. 
Allah formed this idea within them as a pain of longing. It is Allah who 
gives life and takes life away (not the apparent causes)! Allah is Basir of 
(evaluates) what you do (as He is the essence and moreover the creator with His 
Names). 

157. Indeed, the forgiveness and grace you will obtain for being killed or 
dying in the way of Allah is better than what they accumulate (in this 

world) . 

158. And indeed, if you die or are killed, to Allah you will be gathered (your 
evaluation will be by the Names of Allah that is your very essence). 

159. With the grace Allah brought forth from your essence you were gentle 
with them. Had you been harsh and severe they would have scattered and 
left. Pardon them and ask for their forgiveness. Consult their opinions 
when making a decision regarding social matters. After a decision is made 
and put into practice, trust in Allah! Certainly, Allah loves those who place 
their trust in Him (have faith that the Name Wakil in their essence will fulfill its 
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160. If Allah helps you, nobody can be victorious over you. But if He 
leaves you to your own accord without help, who can be your helper! Let 
the believers place their trust only in Allah (their reality with His Names). 

161. It is not possible for a Nabi to betray what is entrusted. Whoever 
betrays, he will come with his betrayal hung on his neck! After this, 
everyone will be given exactly what they earned (with their deeds) they will 
not be wronged! 

162. Is one who pursues the pleasure of Allah (the forces of the Names 
within his essence) like the one whose abode is hell, the place where Allah's 
anger is expressed? How wretched an end that is! 

163. They have different degrees in the sight of Allah (in terms of their 
knowledge, wisdom and understanding). Allah is Basir of (evaluates) what you 
do (for He is the essence and the creator of them with His Names). 

164. Indeed Allah disclosed, as a blessing, a Rasul for the believers from 
within themselves (brought forth a Rasul from among their own kind) he 
reads His signs; purifies them and teaches them the knowledge of reality 
and Wisdom (the system and order of all that is formed). (Whereas) previously 
they were in evident corruption! 

165. When a (single) disaster struck you, although We had struck (the 
enemy) with one twice as great, you said, "Why and how did this come 
about?" Say, "It is the result of your ego." Indeed, Allah is the Qadir (the 

possessor of continual and infinite power) over all things. 

166. What transpired at the battle of the two communities (the Battle of 
Uhud) was so that your essence, the Names of Allah, becomes apparent on 
the believers, and it becomes evident who each person (really) is. 

167. (It was also so) that the hypocrites (two-faced) may be known. When 
they were told, "Come and fight or defend in the way of Allah," they said, 
"If we had known you were going to battle we would have come after 
you." That day, they were closer to the state of denial than the state of 
faith. They were not expressing their true thoughts! What were they trying 
to hide within when Allah knows the truth! 

168. Those who did not go to battle said, in regards to their brothers, "If 
they had followed us they would not have been killed." Say, "If what you 
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169. And never think of those who have been killed in the way of Allah as 
dead. On the contrary, they are alive with their Rabb receiving provision 

(from the forces pertaining to their innermost essential reality) . 

170. They are happy with what Allah, as their essential reality, manifests as 
a bounty from their essence. They want to give the good news to those 
who stayed behind and did not join them — that there is neither fear nor 
grief for them. 

171. They want to share the blessings and bounty of Allah upon them and 
bring good tidings that the deeds of the believers will not be left 
unrequited. 

172. They responded to the call of Allah and the Rasul (even) after they 
were wounded, there is a great reward for the doers of good and the 
protected ones among them. 

173. When they told them, "They have formed an army to fight with you, 
fear them," on the contrary, this news increased their faith, and they said, 
"Allah is sufficient for us, and how excellent a Wakil He is!" 

174. Due to their faith, they returned with the blessing and bounty of 
Allah, unharmed. They followed the pleasure of Allah. Allah, the Azim . is 
the possessor of bounty. 

175. The Satan (who brought this news) can only frighten his own allies... 
Fear me (for you will face the consequences of your deeds based on the 
mechanics of the system; sunnatullah), not them, if you are of the believers. 

176. Do not let the ones who compete in denying the reality upset you. 
Indeed, they cannot cause any harm to Allah. Allah does not will to give 
them any share in the eternal life to come (hence they are like this). There is 
great suffering for them. 

177. As for those who buy denial in exchange of believing in their essential 
reality, they cannot cause any harm to Allah. There is severe burning 
(suffering) for them. 

178. Those who live by denying the reality should not think that by 
extending their time We are doing them any good! We only extend it for 
them so they increase their faults (this is Allah's scheme for them). There is a 
humiliating suffering for them. 

179. Allah will not leave the believers as they are. He will separate the 
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(Absolute Essence). But, Allah chooses from His Rasuls whom He wills (if 
He wants to inform you of what is unknown to you). So believe that the 
Names of Allah created you and all the worlds, and believe in the Rasuls 
(who have been revealed to inform you of this knowledge). If you believe and 
protect yourselves, you will reach a great reward. 

180. Let not those who are stingy and withhold the provisions of Allah 
arising from the forces of the Names in their essence, as His bounty, think 
that this is good for them. On the contrary, it is bad! That which they 
withhold will be hung on their necks during the period of Doomsday! To 
Allah belongs the heritage (everything that forms with the forces of the 
Names) of the heavens and the earth. Allah is Habir of what you do (as their 
creator) . 

181. Indeed, Allah has perceived their word, "Certainly Allah is poor; we 
are wealthy." We will record their words and their killings of the Nabis 
against the will of the Truth and tell them, "Taste the burning suffering!" 

182. This is the consequence of what you did with your own hands. Allah 
does not unjustly punish His servants by manifesting on them what they 
did not deserve! 

183. They (the Jews) had said, "Allah commanded us not to believe in any 
Rasul until he brings forth a sacrifice that fire will consume." Say, "Rasuls 
had come before me and they brought for you clear proofs and the things 
you want. If you are true to your word, why did you kill them?" 

184. As they denied you, they have also denied the Rasuls that have come 
before you with clear proofs, divine and enlightening knowledge. 

185. Every individual consciousness will taste death (life without a biological 
body will continue eternally). You will be rewarded in full for your deeds in 
the period of Doomsday (the period following your biological bodily life). 
Whoever is saved from burning (suffering) and put into (the state of) 
Paradise, he has indeed been liberated. The worldly life is nothing but a 
delusive pleasure (resulting in remorse). 

186. You will surely be tested by your possessions and yourselves (egos). 
You will be abused by those to whom the knowledge of reality was given 
before you and the dualists. But if you endure and protect yourselves, 
(know that) this can only be achieved with determination. 

187. And recall when Allah had taken a covenant from those to whom the 
knowledge of reality was given, "You must make it clear to the people and 
not hide it from them." But they left their covenant behind and exchanged 
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188. Do not think highly of those who pride themselves with what they 
have done and love to be praised for what they haven't done! And do not 
think they will escape the suffering! Severe suffering awaits them. 

189. To Allah belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth (for every 
"thing" or "thingness" in this scope is formed with the forces and meanings 
pertaining to His Names). Allah is Qadir over all things. 

190. Indeed, there are signs in the creation of the heavens (from the 
perceivable realms to the quantal dimension) and the earth (all realms that are 
perceived as matter), and the transformation of the night and the day (why 
and how the night and day is formed and their periods, etc.) for those who have 
reached the essence of reality (ulul albab). 

191. They (those who have attained the essence of the reality) remember Allah 
while standing or sitting or (lying) on their sides and they contemplate the 
creation of the heavens and the earth (depending on the day, the universe and 
its depths, or in terms of the brain, the place of the body and its attributes) and 
say, "Our Rabb, You have not created these things for nothing! You are 
Subhan (free from creating meaningless things; you are in a state of creating 
anew at every instant)! Protect us from burning (remorse for not being able to 
duly evaluate your manifestations)." 

192. "Our Rabb, whoever You admit into fire, You have abased. No one 
can help (save) those who do wrong to themselves!" 

193. "Our Rabb, we have indeed heard the one who said, 'Believe in your 
Rabb who has formed your essence with His Names' and we have 
believed him instantly. Our Rabb, forgive us our faults, erase our 
mistakes, let us come to You with Your servants who have united with 
You." 

194. "Our Rabb, give us what You have pledged to Your Rasuls and do not 
humiliate us during the Doomsday period. Certainly, You never fail to 
fulfill Your oath." 

195. Their Rabb responded to their prayer, "Never will I allow your deeds 
to be unrewarded, whether man or woman. You are all from each other 

(you have been created with the same qualities and hence bound by the same 
system). As for those who have migrated, expelled from their homes, 
abused, fought, and killed in My cause, surely I will erase their faults. I 
will certainly admit them to Paradises underneath which rivers flow (the 
state where one can achieve all his desires with a variety of knowledge that flows 
to his consciousness) as a reward from Allah. The best of rewards are from 
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196. Do not let the comfortable life (based on worldly - bodily pleasures) of 
the deniers fool you... 

197. It is a temporary pleasure and satisfaction! In the end their abode will 
be hell (a place of suffering and burning in deep remorse of not having done the 
necessary practices). How wretched a state and condition of life that is! 

198. As for those who are protected from their Rabb, there are Paradises 
for them, underneath which rivers flow. They will abide therein eternally 
with what is revealed to them from Allah (the forces that are revealed through 
dimensional emergence to their consciousness from the Names of Allah that 
comprise their essence). The things in the sight of Allah are better for the 
abrar (those who have reached Allah). 

199. Certainly, there are some among those to whom the knowledge of 
reality has been given, who believe in their essence, the Names of Allah, 
and in what has been revealed to you, and to what has been revealed to 
them, in a state of awe towards Allah. They do not exchange the reality of 
Allah's existence in His signs for a small physical pleasure, which will veil 
them from this truth! They will have rewards from their Rabb (rewards that 
manifest from their own composition of Names). Allah settles accounts 
instantly. 

200. O believers... Endure (the hardships you encounter) and vie in patience 
with one another, be prepared for and in unity against the enemy and 
protect yourselves from Allah, so you may attain emancipation. 

Note: The meaning of the frequently used phrase "protect yourselves from 
Allah" according to us is: Since Allah is the constant creator of the consequences 
of all the thoughts and actions that you produce, if you do not wish to encounter 
unfavorable situations, avoid the actions and thoughts that lead to them, so you 
can be protected against the Hasib mechanism in your essence. Allah knows 
best! 



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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. O mankind, protect yourselves from your Rabb, who created you from a 
single self (there is only a single concept of 'self inherent in the totality of all 
the brains. Depending on the different expressions of the brain this single self 
varies in attributes and becomes multiple 'selves,' i.e. constructed identities. The 
original self, however, remains as one, the primary I) and from it, its spouse 
(the bodily self) and produced from them many men and women and 
spread them (throughout the earth)! Protect yourselves from Allah (the 
Names comprising one's essential reality), in whose favor and in the favor of 
the Rahim (the reality of man formed by the dimension of Names) you ask of 
one another. For, Allah, with His Names, keeps you under His control 
(the Raqib) at all times. 

2. Give the orphans their properties; do not exchange purity (of your 
essential reality) to filth (of the ego). Do not consume their properties by 
mixing them with your own. Indeed, that is a big crime. 

3. If you do not have fear dealing justly with orphans (women), then marry 
those that are clean (of duality) two, or three, or four. But if you fear that 
you may not be just among them, then (suffice) with one or with what you 
have in your hands. (Do not live together out of wedlock.) This is the most 
suitable option to avoid injustice. 

4. Give the dowry (marriage gift) to women with love. If they willingly and 
benevolently give a portion of it back to you, then accept it 
wholeheartedly. 

5. Do not give or entrust your possessions that Allah gave to your 
management to the dissolute (limited in understanding, the unthinking). But 
provide for them from it, clothe them and give them beneficial advice. 

6. Look out for and test the orphans until they reach a marriageable age. If 
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them. Do not hasten to consume their property by wasteful spending in 
fear that they will grow up and take ownership. Let the wealthy one be 
modest (and refrain from consuming the properties of orphans) and the needy 
one take only as much is customary (without exceeding the boundary). And 
let there be witnesses (for the evaluation of your actions) when you return 
their properties back to them. Sufficient for you is the quality of the Name 
Hasib from the Names of Allah that comprise your essence. 

7. There is a share for men of what parents and relatives leave behind (with 
death). There is also a share for women of what parents and relatives leave 
behind, be it little or much, this is a share decreed by Allah. 

8. And if relatives, orphans and the needy (who aren't entitled for any share 
in an inheritance) are present during the distribution, treat them with 
kindness and provide a small portion for them as well... 

9. Let them be concerned by Allah just as they would feel concern for their 
dependent children, if they were to leave them behind. Let them fear Allah 
and boldly speak the truth. 

10. Indeed, those who consume the properties of the orphans are only 
filling their bellies with fire! A blazing fire is where they will end up. 

11. Allah instructs you regarding your children as follows: The share of the 
male is twice that of the female... But if there are more than two females 
(children) then leave for them two thirds of (the estate); if (the heir) is a 
single (female), then half of the estate is hers... If the testator leaves behind 
children (as well as parents), then for each parent one sixth of the estate 
should be given. If he has no children and his parents are his only 
inheritors, (in this case) the mother should be given one third and the father 
the remaining two thirds of the estate... If he leaves behind siblings, then 
the mother should be given one sixth of what remains after any bequest he 
may have made or any debt. You fathers and your sons... You cannot 
know which of them is more worthy of your estate. (This is why these are) 
an obligation from Allah... Indeed, Allah is the Aleem , the Hakim . 

12. (For the men) half of what your wives leave (inheritance) if they have no 
child is yours; but, if they have a child, one fourth of what remains after 
any bequest they may have made and debt they may have had... If (the 
men) have no children, then one fourth of what you leave behind is for 
your wives, but if you have children then one eighth of what remains after 
your bequest (according to Hadith narrations by Bukhari and Muslim the 
bequest should not exceed one third) and debt... But if a man or woman 
leaves no ascendants or descendants, but has a brother or a sister, for each 
one is one sixth... If he has more (siblings) then they share one third of 
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detrimental... This is an ordinance from Allah... Allah is the Aleem, the 
Halim . 

13. These are boundaries set by Allah. Whoever follows Allah and His 
Rasul, He will admit them into Paradises underneath which rivers flow. 
Now, that is a great liberation. 

14. And whoever rebels against Allah and His Rasul and transgresses his 
limits, He will admit them to fire to abide there forever. A degrading 
suffering he will have. 

15. Bring forth four witnesses against women who engage in harlotry. If 
they (all four of them) testify, confine them to their houses until death takes 
them, or until Allah opens another path for them (until they repent). 

16. And if two men among you commit it, punish them. If they repent and 
correct themselves, then leave them to their own accord. For Allah is the 
Tawwab . the Rahim . 

17. The type of repentance that is accepted by Allah is one made in 
regards to a mistake committed in ignorance. Those are the ones whose 
repentance Allah accepts. Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

18. There is no repentance for those who spend a lifetime in wrongdoing 
and at the time of death say "Now I repent!" And none for those who live 
in denial of the truth and repent in their last breath! We have prepared 
severe suffering for them. 

19. O believers, it is forbidden for you to forcefully become heirs to 
women... Do not pressure them in order to take a portion of what you have 
given them (dowry)... Unless they openly (testified by witnesses) commit 
harlotry... Get on with them justly... Even if there is something you dislike 
about them, it may be that Allah has ordained much good in it. 

20. If you want to leave one of your wives and take another in her stead, 
even if you have given them loads (of dowry) do not take it back (when 
separating). You cannot do this by blaming or slandering her! 

21. How can you take it back after you have united with one another and 
you have given them your word (during marriage)? 

22. Do not marry women who your fathers married. Except the past 

(except what has already occurred in the past). Undoubtedly this is immoral 
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23. It has been prohibited for you (to marry): Your mothers, daughters, 
sisters, aunts, the daughters of your brothers, the daughters of your sisters, 
your milk mothers who have nursed you, your sisters through nursing, the 
mothers of your wives, and your stepdaughters under your guardianship 
(who are bom) of your wives with whom you have united. But if you have 
not united with the mothers of your stepdaughters, then there is no harm 
in you (marrying them)... And also prohibited for you are the wives of your 
sons who are from your loins, and to marry two sisters at the same time... 
Except what has already occurred in the past... Indeed, Allah is the 
Ghafur , the Rahim. 

24. Married women, except whom you possess (as bondmaid), have also 
been prohibited. This is the decree of Allah upon you... And all others 
have been made lawful for you (to marry) by spending from your 
possessions, so that you refrain from adultery and live virtuously. To the 
women you marry and unite with, give their dowry in full. There is no 
harm in giving more than this if you mutually agree on it. Most certainly, 
Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

25. Those among you who don't have the means to marry believing free 
women, can marry believing girls in their possession... Allah (as your 
essential reality) is aware of your faith... You are from one another... Marry 
them with the permission of their owners. Give to them (their dowries) 
according to custom, on the condition they refrain from secret affairs and 
adultery, and live as chaste women... If they commit harlotry after you 
have united in marriage, then punish them with half of what free women 
(in this case) would be punished with... This (marrying bondmaids) is for him 
who fears doing wrong... Yet to be patient is better for you... Allah is the 
Ghafur, the Rahim. 

26. Allah wants to make clear to you what you don't know, guide you to 
the good practices of those who came before you, and forgive you your 
faults. Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

27. Allah wants to accept your repentance (for your mistakes). But those 
who follow their desires (bodily temptations) want you to go astray (from the 
reality) in corruption. 

28. Allah wishes to lighten your burden. Man has been created weak. 

29. O believers, do not wrongfully (based on impermissible premises) 
consume each other's wealth even if this is through a mutually agreed 
trade. Do not kill yourselves (through wrongful deeds). Indeed, Allah, as the 
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30. Whoever does this by transgression and wrongfully, We will make him 
rest in Hell. This is easy for Allah. 

31. If you avoid major mistakes (duality, murder, etc.), We will cover your 
small mistakes and admit you to a place of abundance. 

32. Do not foster jealousy toward those who Allah raises over others by 
what He provides for them from His bounty. Men will have the blessings 
of what they have earned; women will have the blessings of what they have 
earned. Ask for Allah's bounty. Most certainly, Allah is Aleem over all 
things (as their essential reality). 

33. We have appointed heirs for what parents and relatives leave behind. 
Give their shares to those your oath binds. Allah is a witness to all things. 

34. Men are protectors over women. Based on qualities Allah manifests 
from His bounty, some are superior to others; they give from their wealth 
unrequitedly. Righteous women are respectable and obedient toward their 
husbands. They guard their unknown with Allah's protection (they do not 

unite with other men when alone). Advise your spouses (help them to 
recognize their mistakes), whom you suspect may be disobedient (unable to 
carry the responsibilities of marriage), (if they resist to understand) then forsake 
them in bed, and if this does not help either then strike them (enough to 
offend them). If they obey you then take no further action against them. 
Indeed, Allah is the Aliy , the Kabir . 



35. If you fear dissension between them, assign an arbitrator from his 
family and an arbitrator from her family. If they desire reconciliation, 
Allah will enable it. Indeed Allah is the Aleem, the Habir . 

36. Serve Allah and do not associate partners (duality) to your essence with 
anything (do not deify or associate divinity to any form of existence)! Do good 
to you parents, relatives, orphans, the needy, close neighbors and far 
neighbors, your fellow traveler, those who are stranded, and those under 
your hand (in your possession). Indeed, Allah does not like those who are 
boastful and arrogant. 

37. They are stingy and command stinginess upon others, and they hide 
what Allah gives to them from His bounty. We have prepared a degrading 
suffering for the deniers of the reality. 

38. They spend their wealth as a means to boast, while they believe neither 
in Allah, the One who has created their essence with His Names, nor in 
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39. What would they have lost had they believed in Allah, the creator of 
their essence with His Names, and the eternal life to come, and given to 
others from what Allah has provided for them? Allah, as the One 
comprising their essence, is the Aleem. 

40. Indeed, Allah does not do wrong to anyone, not even as much as an 
iota's weight! And if a good deed has been done, He multiplies it and 
provides a great reward from Himself (ladun; the potential of the Names 
comprising one's essence). 

41. What will be their state when We bring forth a witness from within 
every community and hold you as a witness to them? 

42. In that period, those who denied the reality and those who rebelled 
against the Rasul will wish to be swallowed by the earth. They will not be 
able to hide anything from Allah. 

43. O believers, do not approach salat when you are not aware of what you 
do (in a drunken state) until you are conscious of what you are saying, or 
impure (after sexual intercourse) until you have performed whole body 
ablution, unless you are traveling. If you are sick or traveling, or come 
from the place of relieving yourselves (lavatory), or you have had sexual 
intercourse and you were not able to find water (to wash yourselves; 
ablution), then seek clean earth and wipe your faces and hands with it. 
Indeed, Allah is the Afuw, the Ghafur. 

44. Do you not see those whom have been given a share of the knowledge 
of the reality? They buy corruption and want you to go astray from your 
path (of belief) as well. 

45. Of course Allah, as their creator, knows those who are your enemies. 
Allah, the One who comprises your essence with His Names, is sufficient 
for you with His Name Waliyy and He will help you from your essence! 

46. There are such among the Jews, who pervert the original meanings of 
the WORDS (they do not preserve the authenticity of the revelations)... They 
play with their tongues to form false concepts in regards to Religion and 
to mean: "We hear and we disobey", "Hear, but do not be heard" and 
"Raina - limited in understanding." If they had said, "We hear and we 
obey", "Hear" and "Unzurna — watch over us" it would have been better 
and more correct for them... But Allah has damned them due to their 
denial of their essential reality... Except for a very few of them, they do not 
believe. 

47. O those to whom the knowledge of the reality has been given, before 
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knowledge and return you to your previous perversity), or curse you as We 
cursed the Sabbath-breakers, come and believe in that which We have 
revealed (the Quran) to confirm the knowledge of the reality that is already 
with you... The decree of Allah has been fulfilled. 

48. Indeed, Allah does not forgive (apparent or discrete forms of) shirq (i.e. 
directly or indirectly assuming the existence of beings 'other' than Allah, whether 
external objects [apparent] or our own egos [discrete], thereby fragmenting the 
non-dual reality), but He forgives lesser sins other than this (ma doona - 
'lesser sins' here connotes the perception that actions are initiated by the self/ ego 
rather than by Allah), as He wills... And whoever associates partners to 
Allah, the essential reality of his being with His Beautiful Names (B'illahi), 
he would surely have made a tremendous mistake by slandering. 

49. Do you not see those who consider themselves clean (the Christians and 
Jews who claim to be pure even though they are in a state of duality)? No (it is 
not as they think), Allah purifies whom He wills and they will not be 
wronged, not even as much as a thread in a date seed. 

50. Look at how they lie and slander Allah! There cannot be a crime more 
evident than this! 

51. Do you see those to whom a share of the knowledge of the reality has 
been given? They believe in Jibt (an idol assumed to possess power) and 
Taghut (satanic forces) and tell the deniers of the reality, "They are on a 
path more righteous than the believers." 

52. They are the ones whom Allah cursed (distanced from Himself). And 
whoever Allah curses, there is no one to help him! 

53. Or have they a share of sovereignty? Had that been the case they 
would not have even given as much as a date seed to the people. 

54. Or are they unable to accept what Allah has given to them from His 
bounty and are envious? Indeed, we have given the knowledge of the 
reality and Wisdom (knowledge of sunnatullah) to the family of Abraham. 
We have given them a great sovereignty. 

55. Some of them believed in what he had, and some denied. Sufficient is 
the fire of hell (internal and external suffering) for them. 

56. Indeed, We will burn those who deny our signs (the manifestation of the 
Names in their essence) in the fire. So they may taste the suffering more, 
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replace them with new skins (externality). Surely Allah is the Aziz, the 
Hakim. 

57. As for those who believe and do as their faith requires, We will admit 
them to Paradises underneath which rivers flow. Forever they will abide 
therein. There they will have partners, purified (from satanic traits). We will 
place them in the shade of shades (an environment far from any burning or 
discomforting condition). 

58. Indeed, Allah commands that you give the trusts to their rightful 
owners and that you judge between people justly (giving everyone their due 
rights). An excellent advice Allah gives you. Indeed, Allah is the Sami and 
the Basil- 

59. O believers! Obey Allah and obey the Rasul, and those within you who 

are ulul amr (have the authority to judge based on the knowledge of the reality 
and sunnatullah)... When you fall into dispute concerning something — if 
you believe in Allah and the eternal life to come — turn that thing over to 
Allah and His Rasul... This is better and more appropriate an evaluation 

(for correctly resolving the situation). 

60. Do you not see those who assume to believe in what has been revealed 
to you and revealed before you... even though they have been ordered to 
reject it, they wish to appoint Taghut as an arbitrator among themselves... 
Satan desires to lead them so astray that they can never turn back. 

61. When they are told, "Come to what Allah has revealed and the Rasul," 
you will see the hypocrites turn away and distance themselves from you. 

62. Yet when a calamity strikes them as a result of their actions they say, 
"B'illahi (by the reality of Allah) we intended nothing other than good and 
conciliation." 

63. Those are the ones whom Allah knows what is in their hearts. Do not 
heed what they say, give them advice and notify them about the reality of 
their selves in a clear and apparent manner. 

64. We have revealed every Rasul for them to be obeyed with the 
permission of Allah. Had they come to you after having wronged 
themselves and asked for forgiveness from Allah, and if the Rasul had 
asked for forgiveness on their behalf, they would surely have found Allah 
to be the Tawwab and the Rahim. 

65. But that is not the case! By your Rabb, until they appoint you as an 
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judgment in full submission and without feeling any internal discomfort 
(objection), they would not have believed. 

66. If We had written upon them "kill your selves" (be willing to die for the 
sake of Allah) or "leave your homes", except for a very few of them, they 
would not have done it. Had they followed the advice given to them, 
surely it would have been better and healthier for them. 

67. Then We would surely have given them a great reward from Our 
ladun. 

68. We would have guided them to the straight path. 

69. Whoever obeys Allah and the Rasul, they will be companions of the 
Nabis, the loyal ones, the martyrs and the rightly guided ones, whom 
Allah has blessed. And excellent companions they are. 

70. This bounty is from Allah. Sufficient is Allah for them, their essential 
reality with His Names. 

71. O believers, be cautious, go to war in groups or altogether. 

72. Indeed, there are some among you who linger behind. So if a disaster 
strikes you, he says, "Thank Allah I was not with them, Allah has favored 
me". 

73. And if a favor (and success) from Allah reaches you, he says, "I wish I 
were with them so I could have had a share in their success," as if there 
were no cause for closeness between him and you. 

74. Let those who are willing to give up their worldly life in exchange for 
the eternal life to come, fight in the way of Allah. And whoever fights and 
is killed or victorious in the way of Allah, We will give him a great reward. 

75. What is the matter with you that you refrain from fighting for feeble 
men, women and children who cry, "Our Rabb, deliver us from this land 
of oppressors; grant us a patron and victory from Your Self (ladun)." 

76. Believers fight in the way of Allah. As for those who deny the reality, 
they fight for the forces of Satan. Then fight the allies of Satan. Indeed, 
the trap of Satan is weak. 

77. Did you not see those who were told, "Avoid bad things, establish 
salat, and pay alms"? But when fighting was ordained for them, alas, 
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towards Allah, or even more... "Our Rabb, why did You ordain fighting for 
us; if only You had postponed it for a short time," they said... Say, "The 
pleasure of this world is little! The eternal life to come is better for the 
protected ones... You will not be wronged as much as a single date thread 

(i.e. in the slightest)." 

78. Death will find you wherever you are. Even if you were within tall and 
sturdy towers... But if good comes to them, they say, "This is from Allah"; 
and if evil befalls them, they say, "This is from you." Say, " All of it is from 
Allah! " What is the matter with people that they do not try to understand 
the reality! 

79. Whatever good comes to you it is from Allah, but whatever evil comes 
to you it is from your self (from complying with your conditioned beliefs 
including your alleged 'moral codes'). We have revealed you as a Rasul for the 
people. Sufficient is Allah, as your essence with His Names, as a Witness 
for you. 

80. Whoever obeys the Rasul, obeys Allah in the reality! And whoever 
turns away (it is up to him), We have not revealed you (as a guard) over 
them. 

81. "Aye" they say, yet as soon as you leave them, a group of them begin 
to contrive things against what you say during the night. Allah records 
their contrivances! Turn away from them and trust in Allah, refer your 
dealings to Him! Sufficient is Allah's Wakil quality in your essence, as an 
agent. 

82. Do they not contemplate on the Quran in depth? If it were from a 
place other than Allah it would have been filled with many contradictions! 

83. When they receive news regarding their safety or one that frightens 
them they hasten to spread it. Yet, if they had asked the Rasul or one with 
authority (ulul amr) they could have found out what the truth of the matter 
is. If it were not for Allah's bounty and grace upon you, except for a very 
few of you, most of you would have followed Satan (in this). 

84. Fight in the way of Allah! You have no responsibility but to yourself! 
Encourage the believers, that perhaps Allah will weaken the might of the 
deniers of the reality. The might of Allah, and the consequences He 
enforces, are much more severe. 

85. Whoever is a cause for good shall have a share of that good... And 
whoever is a cause for bad shall have a share in that bad... Allah is Muqeet 
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86. When someone greets you with a greeting greet him back with a more 
comprehensive greeting or one that is the like. Indeed Allah is Hasib over 
all things (enforces the consequences of all that becomes manifest). 

87. Allah is HU; there is no god or godhood, only HU! He will bring you 
together in the period of Doomsday, of whose coming there is no doubt. 
And who can be more truthful in statement than Allah! 

88. What is the matter with you that you were divided into two groups 
regarding the hypocrites, when Allah had made them fall back due to their 
misdeeds? Do you think you can guide those who Allah leads astray? 
Whoever Allah leads astray, you can no longer find a way for him. 

89. They wish you would deny the reality as they do so that you can be 
alike... So do not take them as friends until they abandon oppression and 
wrongdoing... If they turn away (as enemies), then seize them and kill them 
wherever you find them... Do not take them as friends and helpers. 

90. Except for those who take refuge with a community with whom you 
have a treaty, or who come to you with their hearts strained because they 
do not wish to fight you or their own people... If Allah had willed, He 
would set them upon you and they would have fought you... So if they 
leave you alone, do not fight you and offer you peace, then Allah does not 
allow you to harm them. 

91. On the other hand, you will find that some want security from you and 
their own people... Every time they encounter a situation that is a cause 
for trial, they are taken aback... So if they do not stay away from you, offer 
you peace, and restrain their hands from you, then seize them and kill 
them wherever you catch them... And those, We have given you clear 
power over them. 

92. It is not for a believer to kill another believer, except by mistake... And 
whoever kills a believer by mistake should free a believing slave and pay 
compensation to the family of the deceased, unless they give up (their 
rights to the killer)... If (the deceased) was a believer but from a people that is 
enemy to you, then (the killer) must free a believing slave... But if (the 
deceased) was from a people with whom you have a treaty, then (the killer) 
must pay compensation to the deceased's family and free a believing 
slave... And whoever is unable to find compensation must fast for two 
months consecutively, as repentance to Allah... Allah is the Aleem, the 
Hakim. 

93. And whoever kills a believer intentionally, his recompense is hell 
wherein he will abide eternally. Allah has become angry with him, cursed 
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94. O believers... When you go to war in the way of Allah, investigate well, 
and if one gives you a greeting (wants to make peace) do not say, "You are 
not a believer" aspiring for the goods of the worldly life... There are many 
spoils in the sight of Allah... You were like that yourself before, then Allah 
conferred His favor upon you... So research well... Indeed, Allah, as the 
creator of what you do, is the Habir. 

95. Not equal are those who stay behind from war without a valid reason 
and those who fight in the way of Allah with their possessions and their 
lives (their sense of self)... Allah has raised the degree of those who struggle 
with their possessions and their lives over those who stay behind. Allah 
has given the best to all of them. But Allah has preferred those who strive 
in His cause over those who stay back, with a great reward. 

96. Degrees, forgiveness and grace (He has given). Allah is the Ghafur and 
the Rahim. 

97. Indeed, the angels told those who are in a state of doing wrong to 
themselves while they are taken by death, "In what condition were you? 
(Why were you in a state of doing wrong to yourselves?)"... They said, "We 
were weak and helpless on earth"... (The angels) said, "Was Allah's earth 
not vast enough for you to migrate therein?"... Their refuge will be hell... 
What a wretched end! 

98. Except those who do not have the means to migrate — helpless men, 
women and children. 

99. It is expected that Allah will pardon them. Allah is the Afuw, the 
Ghafur. 

100. Whoever migrates (from a land in which he is oppressed) in the way of 
Allah (based on the verse ' flee to Allah '; migrate to your essential reality) will 
find immense vastness on earth... Whoever leaves his home as a migrant 
to Allah and His Rasul (with the reality disclosed by them) and then dies on 
this way, his reward will be from Allah... Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 
(We have tried to highlight an inner meaning here alongside the obvious physical 
connotation of this verse.) 

101. And when you are traveling throughout the land, there is no harm in 
shortening your salat (prayers) if you fear the deniers of the reality may 
harm you. Indeed, those deniers or concealers of the reality are clear 
enemies to you. 

102. (My Rasul) when you are among them (but in an unsafe state) and you 
lead them in prayer (salat), let a group of them stand in salat next to you 
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in guard behind you... Then have the others come forward, who have not 
yet prayed, and let them pray with you... Let them take precautions and 
arms... The deniers of the reality wish for you to be negligent of your 
weapons and possessions so they may attack you suddenly. But if you are 
overtaken by rain or illness, there is no harm in leaving your arms... 
(Though) you should still take precautions... Indeed, Allah has prepared a 
degrading suffering for the deniers of the reality. 

103. When you have finished your salat (in an unsafe environment), 
remember Allah while standing, sitting, or (lying) on your sides (i.e. 
experience Him in your being at all times)... When you feel satiated with the 
remembrance (dhikr), perform your salat (duly experience the essence of salat 
with the sensitivity and receptivity incited by dhikr). Indeed, the experience of 
salat at specific times has been inscribed upon the believers. 

104. Do not relent in the pursuit of the enemy... If you are suffering, they 
too are suffering just the same... Yet you can wish from Allah things that 
they cannot hope for... Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

105. Most certainly We have revealed the knowledge of the reality to you, 
so that you judge among the people by the Truth shown by Allah. Do not 
defend the traitors! 

106. Ask for forgiveness from Allah. Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur, the 
Rahim. 

107. Do not defend those who have betrayed themselves! Indeed, Allah 
does not like those who persist in betraying themselves. 

108. (The two-faced hypocrites) can hide from others but not from Allah! For 
He was present with them (according to Sufism this denotes the unity of 
existence; that Allah creates every iota of existence with His Names) when they 
were plotting during the night, things which He does not like. Allah 
encompasses what they do! 

109. You may defend them in the worldly life, but who will defend them 
during the period of Doomsday, and who will represent them? 

110. Whoever commits a crime or wrongs himself (because of his ego, by 
assigning a separate existence to himself; duality) then (realizing his mistake) 
repents to Allah, Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim (He forgives and enables the 
experience of the beauties from His grace)... 

111. And whoever commits a crime, its consequence are for him alone 
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112. Whoever does wrong or commits a crime and then blames an 
innocent person for it, he would indeed have committed open slander and 
a grave offence. 

113. If it wasn't for the bounty of Allah upon you and the grace of HU, a 
group of them would surely have attempted to mislead you... But they 
only mislead themselves! They cannot cause you any harm! Allah revealed 

(from the dimension of Names to your consciousness) the Book (knowledge of 
the reality) and Wisdom (the knowledge of religion and sunnatullah) to you, 
and taught you that which you did not know... The bounty of Allah upon 
you is great. 

114. There is no good in much of their private gatherings and interactions! 
Except those gatherings involving aid, benefit or reconciliation (and similar 
beneficial activities). Whoever does this seeking the pleasure of Allah, We 
will give him a great reward. 

115. Whoever opposes the Rasul after the reality becomes clearly evident; 
We will abandon him in his path and lead him to hell in the end! What a 
wretched destination that is! 

116. Allah will definitely not forgive shirq (duality) in regards to Him! But 
He forgives lesser faults other than this (offences lower than duality), for 
whom He wills... And whoever commits shirq (duality; assumes a separate 
existence independent of Him) to Allah (B'illahi), the creator of the entire 
existence with His Names, he has surely fallen into a corrupt belief far 
astray (from the reality)! 

117. Those who turn to things other than Allah turn only to lifeless female 
deities in His stead, and hence they turn to none but the persistent 
malicious Satan (ego)! 

118. Allah has cursed (Tblis)... For Iblis had said, "I will surely take from 
among Your servants a significant portion"... 

119. "And I will surely mislead them, and I will arouse in them (sinful, 
bodily, empty) desires, and I will command them so they slit the ears of 
cattle (as sacrifice), and I will command them so they will alter the creation 
of Allah." And whoever deserts Allah and takes Satan (bodily temptations; 
ego) as master has certainly suffered a great loss. 

120. Satan promises them and arouses false hope and desire in them. But 
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121. The destination of such people is hell (the state of suffering)! And they 
will have no way to escape it. 

122. As for those who believe and live according to their faith (engaging in 
good deeds), We will admit them to Paradises underneath which rivers 
flow... They will reside therein eternally (as a result of the manifestation of 
the Names of Allah)... This is the promise of Allah in Truth! Is anyone more 
truthful than Allah? 

123. (Sunnatullah — the system and order of Allah) is not according to your 
wishful thinking, nor the wishful thinking of those to whom the 
knowledge of the reality was given before you (and who failed to appraise it)! 
Whoever does wrong will live its consequences! (After which) he will not be 
able to find any protector or helper other than Allah! 

124. Whoever, as a believer, does a good deed, whether male or female, 
they will be admitted to Paradise, not an iota of their deeds will be lost. 

125. Whose understanding of religion can be better than he who follows 
the people of Abraham as a doer of good (with the comprehension that his 
being is the manifestation of Allah's Names) and in submission to Allah 

(without the concept of a deity; with the consciousness of being in servitude to 
Allah alone) and as a Hanif! Allah took Abraham as an intimate friend 

(Halil; Abraham was blessed with the station of Hullet) (More information on 
this topic can be found in The Perfect Man by Abdulkareem Al-Jili). 

126. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is for Allah (for the 
manifestation of the meanings denoted by the Names). Allah, as the creator of 
all things with His Names, is the All-Encompassing. 

127. They request a legal ruling concerning women... Say, "Allah already 
gives you a ruling about them!" It is already recited to you how you do not 
give the rights decreed to the orphan girls and yet you desire to marry 
them, and how you need to be just to the children and the orphans... 
Whatever good you do, Allah is certainly Aleem of it (for He is the creator of 
the good that you do). 

128. If a woman fears ill-treatment from her husband or that he will 
forsake her, there is no fault in them seeking reconciliation... 
Reconciliation is best; the self (ego identities) is prone to ambition... If you 
do good and protect yourselves, surely Allah is Habir of what you do (as 

their creator). 

129. No matter how hard you try you will never be able to treat your wives 
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showing extra attention to one! If you be fair and protect yourselves, 
indeed Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

130. If (a husband and wife) decide to separate, Allah will maintain them 
from His abundance, He will not leave them in need of each other. Allah 
is the Wasi, the Hakim. 

131. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is for Allah (for the 
manifestation of the qualities denoted by the Most Beautiful Names)! We 
advised you and those who came before you, "Protect yourselves from 
Allah"... If you deny the reality (know that) assuredly whatever is in the 
heavens and the earth is for Allah! Allah is the Ghani . the Hamid . 

132. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is for Allah (for the 
observation of the meanings denoted by the Most Beautiful Names)! Sufficient 
for you as Wakil is Allah, the One who created you with His Names. 

133. O mankind, if He wills He can do away with you and bring others in 
your place! Allah has the power to do so! 

134. Whoever desires the bounties of this world should know that both the 
bounties of this world and eternal life to come are from Allah. Allah is the 
Sami, the Basir. 

135. O believers, be determined in the way of applying justice! Testify in 
the way of Allah even if this goes against your relatives or parents, whether 
rich or poor; for the right of Allah is higher than both! So do not follow 
your false conditionings to establish justice! If you distort the reality, 
certainly Allah, as the creator of your actions, is Habir. 

136. O you who have believed, believe in Allah, and His Rasul, and in 
what He revealed to his Rasul (from the dimension of Names to his 
consciousness) and to those who came before you, in accord with the 
meaning signified by the letter B (Aminu B'illahi)... Whoever covers (denies) 
Allah, the creator of all with His Names, His angels (the forces which 
manifest the meanings of His Names), His Books (the knowledge of the reality 
He reveals), His Rasuls and the eternal life to come, has surely gone far 
astray in his faith. 

137. Indeed, those who believe (first) then deny, then believe again 
(temporarily) and then deny (again) and increase in denial, Allah will neither 
forgive them nor give them direction. 

138. Give tidings to the two-faced (hypocrites) of the severe suffering 
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139. Do those who leave the believers and befriend the deniers of the 
reality hope to find honor with them? Honor belongs entirely to Allah. 

140. Revealed to you is this knowledge: Do not sit in an environment 
where the signs of Allah are denied or inappropriate things are spoken 
about them; until they change the subject! Otherwise, you will be just like 
them. (This verse should be evaluated in the light of the scientific truth of 
'mirror neurons.' This verse is clearly a miracle in respect of expressing a modem 
discovery almost 1500 years ago!) Allah will bring the two-faced (hypocrites) 
and the deniers of the reality together in hell. 

141. They watch to see what will become of you... If Allah gives you 
victory, they will say, "Were we not with you also?" If a success comes to 
the deniers, they say, "Have we not surpassed you, have we not protected 
you against the believers?" Allah will judge between you during the 
Doomsday period. Allah will not give the deniers of the reality a cause 
against the believers. 

142. The hypocrites try to deceive Allah, (whereas) Allah turns the result of 
their deception against them! When they stand for prayer, they stand 
reluctantly, to show themselves to others, and they remember Allah very 
little. 

143. (The hypocrites) waver between the two sides! Neither belonging to the 
people of faith, nor the deniers! And you can never find a way for those 
who Allah leads astray (in faith)! 

144. O believers, do not leave the believers and befriend the deniers of the 
reality! Do you want to give Allah a strong case against yourself (with this 
behavior)! 

145. Indeed the two-faced (hypocrites) are at the lowest depths of fire! And 
never will there be a helper for them! 

146. Except those who (realize their mistake and) repent, fix their attitudes, 
cling to Allah with their essential reality, and purify their understanding of 
faith in the way of Allah... They are with the people of faith. And Allah will 
give the people of faith a great reward. 

147. Why should Allah make you suffer you if you are grateful and believe! 
Allah is the Shakur . the Aleem. 

148. Except by those who have been wronged, Allah does not like the 
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149. Whether you reveal or hide a good, or pardon a bad; Allah is the Afuw, 
the Qadir . 

150. Those who deny Allah and His Rasuls, want to cause separation 
between Allah and His Rasuls. They say, "We believe in some of them 
and deny some." They want to adopt a position in between. (Another way 
to look at this is: They want to reject the reality and concept of 'revelation,' 
which is the manifestation of Allah's Names, and spread the concept of 'an 
external heavenly deity and His chosen prophet on earth' instead.) 

151. They are the ones who completely deny the reality. We have prepared 
a degrading suffering for the deniers. 

152. As for those who believe Allah's Names comprise the essence of all 
creation and in the (disclosure of) Rasuls, and who do not discriminate 
between them (in respect of their disclosure) Allah will give their rewards. 
Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

153. The people of the book (the Jews) want you to bring down "a book 
from the heavens" for them... In truth, they had asked for something even 
greater from Moses... They had said, "Show us Allah outright," and the 
lightning struck them because of their wrongdoing... After clear proofs 
came to them, they took to worshiping a calf... We forgave even this and 
gave Moses an evident power. 

154. We raised Mount Sinai over them so they keep their covenant, and 
told them, "Enter the gate in prostration." And We said, "Do not 
transgress the Sabbath" and took from them a solemn covenant. 

155. We recompensed them for breaking their covenant, denying the 
existence of Allah in His signs (the manifestations of His Names), killing the 
Nabis against the will of the Truth and for saying "Our hearts are sealed" 
(our consciousness is cocooned). Indeed, We locked their understanding 
because of their denial! Except for a few of them, they will not believe! 

156. For denying the reality and uttering a great slander against Mary! 

157. And for saying, "We killed the Rasul of Allah, Jesus, the son of 
Mary"... In truth, they neither killed nor crucified him, but it was made to 
appear to them so (the crucified one). Those who argue about this are in 
doubt of it; they have no certain knowledge about it, they only talk with 
assumptions. What is certain is that Jesus was definitely not killed! 

158. On the contrary, Allah raised him to Himself! Allah is the Aziz, the 
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159. And there is no one who complied with the knowledge of the reality 
(in the past) who did not believe in him (his teachings) at the moment of 
death! He will be a witness against them during the Doomsday period. 

160. We made many lawful bounties unlawful for them (the Jews), because 
of their wrongdoing and for preventing others from realizing their 
essential reality! 

161. This (act of making things unlawful) was because they partook in usury 
even though it was forbidden to them and they unjustly consumed the 
property of others. And We have prepared severe suffering for those who 
persist in denying the reality. 

162. Those among them who have attained depth in knowledge and the 
believers, believe in what was revealed to you as well as what was revealed 
before you. Those who perform their salat and give zakat and believe in 
Allah and the eternal life to come based on the meaning signified by the 
letter 'B'... We will give them a great reward. 

163. We have revealed to you just as We had revealed to Noah and the 
Nabis after him... And We revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, 
the descendants, Jesus, Job, Jonah, Aaron and Solomon... We gave David 
the book of Psalms (Zabur; the knowledge of wisdom). 

164. We have also revealed (to Rasuls) whose stories We have related to you 
or have not related to you... Allah spoke to Moses word by word. 

165. We sent Rasuls as bringers of glad tidings and as warners so that 
mankind will have no argument against Allah after these Rasuls (the 
knowledge they provide)! Allah is the Aziz, the Hakim. 

166. But Allah bears witness to that which He revealed to you, He has 
revealed it to you as the knowledge of HU. The angels (the forces pertaining 
to this revelation; Gabriel) also bear witness to this fact. Sufficient for you is 
Allah as a witness. 

167. Those who deny the reality and prevent others from the way of Allah 
have gone far astray. 

168. Indeed Allah will neither forgive nor open a path (of understanding) for 
those who deny the reality and who do wrong. 

169. Except for the path of hell (the understanding that leads to a life of hell)! 
They will abide therein eternally. This is easy for Allah. 



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170. O mankind, the Rasul has come to you from your Rabb in Truth! So 
believe in what is good for you! If you deny, know that whatever is in the 
heavens and the earth is for Allah (for the manifestation of the qualities 
denoted by the Names of Allah). Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

171. O those to whom the knowledge of the reality has come... Do not 
exceed the requirements of religion and transgress... Do not utter things 
that are not true about Allah... Jesus, the son of Mary, is only a Rasul of 
Allah and His Word... He has formed the manifestation of this quality 
through Mary, and he is a meaning (spirit) from Him (His Beautiful 
Names)... So believe in Allah, the essence of all things with His Names, 
and His Rasuls... And do not say "Three" (the Father, the Son, the Spirit)! 
End this; it is better for you... Allah is the One and Only (the only One who 
has Uluhiyyah)... HU is Subhan from the concept of having a child! 
Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is for Him... Sufficient for you is 
Allah as Wakil, your essential reality with His Names. 

172. Neither the Messiah (Jesus) nor the great angels will disdain from 
being a servant to Allah! And whoever disdains from serving Him and is 
arrogant, He will gather them all unto Himself. 

173. As for those who believe and fulfill the requirements of their faith, He 
is going to give their rewards in full and grant them more from His 
bounty... But those who disdain and are arrogant, He is going to punish 
them with a great suffering... And they will not be able to find a friend or a 
helper for themselves besides Allah. 

174. O mankind! There has truly come to you a proof (the articulation of the 
truth; Muhammad saw)... We have revealed a clear Nur (light of knowledge) 
to you (the Quran). 

175. "As for those who believe in Allah, the essence of everything, and 
hold fast unto Him as their essential reality — HU will admit them to grace 

(rahmah) and bounty (the awareness of the qualities of the Names) and guide 
them to Himself (enable the observation of their innermost essence) on the 
straight path (sirat al-mustaqim)." 

176. They ask for an explanation — a judgment from you... Say, "Allah 
gives a ruling about one who has neither ascendants (parents) nor 
descendants (children) as heir: If a man dies and leaves no children but a 
sister, she will have half of what he has left... If a sister with no children 
dies, the brother will be the heir... If there are two sisters (of the deceased 
man) they will have two thirds of what he (their brother) left... If the siblings 
(the heirs) are brothers and sisters, then the male will have the share of two 
females"... Allah informs you so that you do not go astray... Allah is Aleem 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. O believers, fulfill your contracts in full... Grazing livestock (sheep, cattle, 
goat, camel, etc.) has been made permissible for you with the condition that 
you do not consider hunting lawful animals for yourselves while you are in 
ihram, and except for that with which you have been informed... Indeed 
Allah ordains what He wills. 

2. O believers! Do not disrespect the rites of Allah (the signs of Allah; that 
which evokes or causes to feel and perceive Allah) the sacred months, the 
sacrifices offered to the Baytullah, special sacrifices and to those who 
come to the Bayt in search of the bounty and the pleasure of their Rabb... 
You can hunt once you come out of ihram... Do not let your hatred 
towards a people who (previously) prevented you from entering the Masjid 
al-Haram lead you to transgress your boundaries... Help each other based 
on the essence of the reality (albirra) and taqwa (protecting yourself in the 
way of Allah from the inadequacies of your identity) not on wrongdoing and 
enmity... Protect yourselves from Allah (as He will enforce upon you the 
consequences of your actions). Certainly Allah is shadid-ul iqab (the Enforcer 
of the consequences of wrongdoings) . 

3. Prohibited to you is the flesh of dead animals, blood, the flesh of swine, 
and that which has been slaughtered in a name other than Allah. Also 
prohibited to you is the flesh of animals that are killed by strangling, or by 
beating, or in a fall, or skinned to death, or killed and partly eaten by a 
wild animal, or sacrificed on stone altars. Also, seeking fortune (in regards 
to the future) by divining arrows (or other fortune telling methods) ! All of this 
is corruption. Those who deny the reality today have given up on 
invalidating your religion... So fear them not, but be in awe of Me. This 
day I have perfected for you your religion (your acquisition of religious 
knowledge) and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you 
Islam (complete submission to Allah) as (the understanding of) religion... 
Whoever is forced by severe hunger to eat of these may do so, without 
assuming what is unlawful to be lawful... Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur , the 
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4. They ask you what has been made permissible to them... Say, "All good 
and clean foods have been made permissible to you... And those caught 
by the hunting animals that you have trained in the way of Allah, so eat 
what they catch for you and speak the name of Allah upon them... 
Certainly Allah is Sari-ul-Hisab (Allah instantly puts into effect the 
consequences of one's actions). 

5. This day, all good and pure foods have been made permissible to you... 
The food of those to whom the knowledge of the reality has been given is 
permissible to you... And your food is permissible to them... And the 
chaste women from among the believers and those to whom the 
knowledge of the reality was given before you are permissible (in marriage) 
to you, with the condition that you give their due dowry, and they stay 
away from adultery and refrain from secret affairs... Whoever disregards 
the conditions and requirements of faith and denies the reality, all his 
work will become worthless and he will be among the losers in the eternal 
life to come. 

6. O believers... When you rise to perform salat, wash your faces and your 
arms up to your elbows with water; wipe over your heads and wash your 
feet up to your ankles... If you are in a state of impurity (janabah) then 
wash your whole body... If you are ill or traveling or have been to the 
lavatory or if you have slept with women and you cannot find water, then 
seek clean earth and wipe your faces and hands with clean earth... Allah 
does not wish to make difficulty for you, but He wills to purify you and 
complete the favor of HU upon you; that you may be thankful (and 
evaluate). 

7. Remember the favor of Allah upon you and the covenant with which He 
bound you when you said, "We hear and we obey"... Protect yourselves 
from Allah! Indeed Allah, as your essence with His Names, knows what is 
inside you. 

8. O believers... Be steadfast in the way of Allah, and be just when you 
bear witness... Do not let your hatred for a people lead you to be unjust! 
Be just, this approach is nearer to protection... Protect yourselves from 
Allah! Indeed Allah (as their creator) is Habir of all your actions. 

9. Allah has promised those who believe and live as their faiths require, 
"There is forgiveness and a great reward for them." 

10. As for those who deny the reality and our signs (the manifestations of the 
Names) they are the people of hell. 

11. O believers... Remember the favor of Allah upon you... Remember 
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had pulled their hands away from you... Protect yourselves from Allah! Let 
the believers place their trust in Allah (believe that the Name Wakil in their 
essence will fulfill its function). 

12. Verily, Allah took a covenant from the Children of Israel... We rose 
among them twelve representatives... Allah had said, "I am indeed with 
you... If you perform salat, give zakah (alms), believe in the Rasuls and 
support them, and give Allah a good loan (based on the emphasis 'I am 
indeed with you,' the loans you give to others are loans that are given to Allah) , I 
will remove your wrongdoings and admit you to Paradises underneath 
which rivers flow... Whoever denies the reality after this has surely gone 
astray from the straight path." 

13. We have cursed them for breaking their covenant and hardened their 
hearts (locked their perception)! They distort the meanings of words and 
have forgotten to take a share of the realities with which they have been 
cautioned. Except for a very few, you will see deceit from them... Forgive 
them and do not worry! Indeed, Allah loves the doers of good. 

14. And We had taken a covenant from those who say, "We are 
Christians!" They also forgot to take a share from what they were 
reminded of... So We caused among them animosity and hatred until the 
period of Doomsday... Allah will show them what they produce and do. 

15. O those to whom the knowledge of the reality has been given... There 
has come to you Our Rasul who informs you of the many truths you 
conceal pertaining to the reality and who forgives most of you (for 
concealing it)... Indeed, there has come to you a Nur from Allah and a Clear 
Book (the clear knowledge of the sunnatullah) . 

16. Allah guides those who follow His pleasure (the faculty of realization 
within man's essence) to the reality, with the qualities of the Names; the 
reality of Allah. Based on the appropriateness of their Name 
compositions, He will take them out of darkness to Nur, and guide them 
to a righteous life. 

17. Indeed, those who said, "Allah is the Messiah, the son of Mary" has 
denied the reality! Say, "Who has the power to prevent Allah if He chooses 
to destroy the Messiah, the son of Mary, his mother, and everyone else on 
earth?"... Everything in the heavens, the earth and in between is for Allah 

(for the manifestation and observation of the Names)! He creates what He 
wills! Allah is Qadir over all things. 

18. The Jews and the Christians say, "We are the sons and the beloveds of 
Allah"... Say, "Then why does He punish you for your mistakes?"... No, 
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abandons whom He wills to suffering... The dominion of the heavens, the 
earth and everything in between is for Allah... To Him is the return! 

19. O those to whom the knowledge of the reality has been given... There 
has come to you a Rasul informing you of the truth, in a period of 
suspension between Rasuls... So that you don't say, "A bringer of tidings 
and a warner has not come to us"... Here is the bringer of tidings and 
warner... Allah is Qadir over all things. 

20. Moses once said to his people, "My people, remember the favor of 
Allah upon you, He disclosed Nabis from within you and appointed you 
as rulers, He gave to you what He did not give to anyone else in the 
worlds (the knowledge pertaining to vicegerency upon earth)." 

21. "My people, enter the Holy Land that Allah has assigned to you and do 
not turn back to the past, lest you turn back as losers." 

22. They said, "O Moses, indeed a despot community lives there... Until 
they abandon this place we will not enter it... If they leave with their own 
will, then we will enter it." 

23. Two men, upon whom Allah had bestowed His blessings, from the 
community they feared, said, "Enter upon them through the gate, for 
when you enter, you will prevail... If you are believers then place your trust 
in Allah (believe the Name Wakil in your essence will fulfill its function)." 

24. They said, "O Moses, as long as they are there, we will never enter it... 
Go, you and your Rabb, and fight! Indeed we are sitting right here." 

25. (Moses) said, "My Rabb... Indeed, my word has no bearing on anyone 
other than myself and my brother, so part us from the people (whose faith 
is) corrupt." 

26. He said, "Indeed, that place has been forbidden to them for forty 
years, they will wander the earth confused... So do not grieve over those 

(whose faith is) corrupt." 

27. Tell them the truth about the two sons of Adam... How they had both 
offered a sacrifice, where one was accepted and the other wasn't... (Cain, 

whose sacrifice was not accepted) said, "I will surely kill you"... (Abel, whose 
sacrifice was accepted) said, "Allah accepts only from the muttaqeen (those 
who live in line with their essential reality)." 

28. "If you raise your hand to kill me, I promise I shall not raise my hand 
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29. "I want you to take on my sin and your own sin so you will be among 
the companions of the fire... This is the consequence of the wrongdoers!" 

30. Finally, the ambition and jealousy driven by his ego made it easy for 
him (Cain) to kill his brother (Abel), so he killed him... Thus he became of 
the losers. 

31. Then Allah disclosed a crow to him, grubbing the earth, showing him 
how to bury his brother's corpse... Cain said to himself, "Woe unto me! I 
am not even like this crow to know how to bury the corpse of my brother!" 
And he became of the regretful. 

32. This is why we decreed upon the Children of Israel, "Whoever kills a 
person except (as retribution) for a (murdered) person or for spreading 
corruption in the land, it is as if he has killed the whole of mankind... And 
whoever saves a person's life, it is as if he has saved the whole of 
mankind..." Indeed, there has come to them our Rasuls as clear proofs; 
but after this most of them still squander on earth (do not evaluate what We 
have given them) . 

33. The retribution for those who fight with Allah and His Rasul, and 
strive to spread corruption on earth, is to be killed, or hung, or have their 
hands and feet cut crosswise, or to be prisoned. This is a disgrace for 
them in this world... And there is great suffering for them in the eternal life 
to come. 

34. Except for those who repent before you seize them... Know well that 
Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

35. O believers! Protect yourselves from Allah; ask for a cause to enable 
your closeness to Him and strive with determination on His path so that 
you may attain emancipation. 

36. As for those who deny the reality, if they had everything on earth and 
twice as much again and offered it to ransom themselves from the 
suffering of the Doomsday period, it will never be accepted from them! A 
sad suffering awaits them. 

37. They will want to escape the fire, but they will not be able to do so... 
Theirs shall be a perpetual suffering! 

38. Cut off the hands of thieves, whether male or female, as an exemplary 
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39. But whoever repents after his wrongdoing and corrects (his conduct) 
Allah will surely accept his repentance... Indeed Allah is the Ghafur, the 
Rahim. 

40. Do you not know the (reality) sovereignty of the heavens and the earth 
is for Allah? He punishes whom He wills and rewards whom He wills! 
Allah is Qadir over all things. 

41. O Rasul! Do not be grieved by those who say "We have believed" with 
their tongues while they have not believed with their hearts (consciously, by 
internalizing and experiencing its meaning) and who compete in denial... 
There are some among the Jews who listen to you to make lies, or as 
mediators on behalf of people who do not come to you... They pervert the 
meanings of the words and say, "If this be given to you, take it, but if not 
(if instead, a judgment is made based on Allah's laws) then stay away"... If 
Allah wills corruption for someone, you can no longer expect anything 
from Allah on his behalf... They are the ones whose hearts Allah does not 
wish to purify... There is disgrace for them in the world... And a severe 
suffering awaits them in the eternal life to come. 

42. They constantly listen to lies and devour forbidden things... If they 
come to you, then judge between them, or turn away from them... If you 
turn away from them, they cannot give you any harm... But if you judge, 
then judge with justice... Indeed, Allah loves those who deal justly. 

43. Why do they make you a judge when they have the Torah in which 
there is Allah's command? And yet they turn away from your judgment! 
They are not believers! 

44. In truth, We have revealed the Torah, in which there is Nur and the 
knowledge of the reality... By it, the Nabis who have submitted, ruled the 
Jews, and so did the Rabbis (those occupied with the training of Jews 
according to the Torah) and the Priests (those with knowledge and wisdom) 
who were entrusted with the protection of the knowledge of the reality, 
and to which they were witnesses... So, do not fear man, fear Me! Do not 
sell the truths of which I inform you for a small gain. Those who do not 
judge by what Allah revealed, they are deniers of the reality! 

45. We had decreed in it (the Torah), "A life for a life, an eye for an eye, a 
nose for a nose, an ear for an ear, a tooth for a tooth! And a wound for a 
wound..." But whoever forgives, this will expiate his past mistakes! And 
whoever does not judge in accordance with what Allah reveals, they are 
the wrongdoers. 

46. We sent Jesus, the son of Mary, in the footsteps of them (the Nabis who 
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gave him the Gospel, which contained Huda (the knowledge of the reality) 
and Nur, and confirmed what reached him from the Torah, as guidance 
and admonition for the protected ones. 

47. Those who follow the Gospel should judge with the creeds in the 
Gospel revealed by Allah. Whoever does not judge with the creeds 
revealed by Allah, they are the corrupters! 

48. We revealed to you a reality that confirms, protects, witnesses, rules 
over and encapsulates the Truth pertaining to the knowledge of the reality 
(sunnatullah) that came before you... So judge between them with what 
Allah has revealed... Do not leave what has come to you as the Truth and 
follow their empty fancies and desires... To each of you We prescribed a 
law (rules and conditions regarding lifestyle) and a method (a system based on 
fixed realities not subject to change with time). Had Allah willed, He would 
surely have made you a single community! But He wanted to try you with 
what He gave you (so you can see for yourself what you are)... So hasten to 
do good! To Allah you shall all return... He will inform you of the things 
you have been dividing and disputing over. 

49. (This is what We have decreed upon you:) Judge between them with what 
Allah has revealed to you... Do not follow their (baseless) desires... Be 
cautious of falling into provocation about some of the things which Allah 
has revealed to you! If they turn away, know well that Allah wants to give 
them affliction due to some of their mistakes... Indeed, the majority of 
mankind is corrupted in faith. 

50. Or do they want pagan laws (from the days of ignorance)? Who is a 
better judge than Allah for people whose faith is firm? 

51. O believers... Do not befriend the Jews and the Christians... They are 
friends with one another... Whoever befriends them, he will indeed 
become one of them... Certainly, Allah will not guide the wrongdoers (He 

will not enable those who do wrong to themselves to experience the reality) ! 

52. You will see those devoid of healthy thought (the hypocrites) saying, 
"We fear that things may turn against us" and hasten towards them (the 
Jews and the Christians)... Perhaps Allah will bring clarity or a verdict from 
Himself (HU) and they will become regretful over what they have been 
harboring within themselves. 

53. The believers say, "Are they the ones who solemnly swear with all their 
might and in the name of Allah to be with you?" Their deeds have become 
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54. O believers... Whoever among you renounces his faith (should know 
that) Allah will bring (in your stead) a people who (He) will love, (and who) 
will love Him, who are humble toward the believers and honorable toward 
the deniers of the reality, who will fight in the way of Allah without fearing 
any condemnation from any condemner... That is the favor of Allah; He 
bestows it upon whom He wills. Allah is the Wasi, the Aleem. 

55. Your only Waliyy is Allah, the Rasul of HU, and the believers; they 
establish salat and give alms bowing down. 

56. Whoever befriends Allah, the Rasul of HU, and the believers (should 
know) the allies of Allah are the ones who will prevail! 

57. O believers... Do not befriend those who take your religion in ridicule 
and amusement among those to whom the knowledge of the reality has 
been given before you, nor those who deny the reality! Protect yourselves 
from Allah, if you are people of faith! 

58. And when you call to prayer they take ridicule and make fun of it... 
This is because they are people who are unable to use their intellect. 

59. Say, "O those to whom the knowledge of the reality has been given, do 
you resent us just because we have believed in Allah, our essential reality, 
to what has been revealed to us, and to what was revealed before us? The 
majority of you have gone astray!" 

60. Say, "Shall I inform you of how wretched the consequences of your 
deeds are in the sight of Allah? They are those who Allah cursed and with 
whom He became angry! (Allah) changed them into followers of apes 

(those who live in imitation without reason), swine (those who live for their 
carnal pleasures) and Taghut (satan — illusions — impulses)! They are the ones 
whose dwellings are the most wretched and who have gone astray from 
the sound way! 

61. When they come to you they say, "We have believed"... But in reality, 
they come to you in a state of denial and leave you in a state of denial... 
Allah, as the creator of their actions, knows better what they hide. 

62. You will see most of them leaning towards offence against Allah and 
hastening to consume what has been forbidden... How wretched is what 
they do! 

63. Why do the rabbis and the scholars (those with knowledge and wisdom) 
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consuming what has been forbidden... How wretched is what they do and 
produce! 

64. The Jews said, "The hands of Allah are tied"... Their claim became 
true about themselves; their hands were tied and they became cursed! On 
the contrary, both of Allah's hands are open; He continues to provide as 
He wills! Indeed, what has been revealed to you from your Rabb increases 
denial and transgression in most of them! We have cast between them 
animosity and hatred that will last until the Doomsday period! Whenever 
they kindled a fire of war, Allah extinguished it... (Yet still) they run to 
causing corruption on earth... Allah does not like those who run towards 
corrupting faith. 

65. Had those, to whom the knowledge of the reality came, believed 

(evaluated this knowledge) and protected themselves (from shirq; duality) We 
would surely have erased their bad deeds and placed them in Paradises of 
Nairn (a state in which the forces pertaining to Allah become manifest). 

66. Had they evaluated and applied the requirements of the Torah, the 
Gospel, and what has been revealed to them from their Rabb, they would 
surely have enjoyed the blessings from above and below (spiritual and 
material provisions)! Among them are some who are on the just course (give 
everything its due right) but the majority of them are engaged in wretched 
deeds! 

67. O (honorable) Rasul... Announce that which has been revealed to you 
from your Rabb! If you do not, then you would not have conveyed the 
reality of HU! Allah protects you from the people... Indeed, Allah does not 
give guidance to people who deny the reality! 

68. Say, "O those to whom the knowledge of the reality was given! You are 
not standing on any ground until you uphold (apply directly to your life) the 
Torah, the Gospel, and what has been revealed to you from your Rabb!" 
Indeed, that which has been revealed to you from your Rabb increases 
most of them in denial and transgression... So do not grieve over the 
people of denial! 

69. Indeed, whoever among the Jews, the Sabeans and the Christians 
believes in Allah (their very own Rabb and the Rabb of the worlds) and in the 
eternal life to come and practices the requirements of this faith, there shall 
be no fear for them, nor shall they be grieved! 

70. We had taken a covenant from the Children of Israel and disclosed for 
them Rasuls! But whenever a Rasul came to them with what their egos did 
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71. They thought there would be no harm in this; hence, they became 
blind (to the reality) and deaf (to the call of the Truth)! Then Allah accepted 
their repentance... But most of them became blind (unable to evaluate the 
reality) and deaf (unable to perceive) again! Allah (as the creator of their deeds) 
is Basir over what they do. 

72. Certainly, those who said, "Allah is the Messiah, the son of Mary" have 
denied the reality... (Whereas) the Messiah had said, "O Children of 
Israel... Serve Allah, my Rabb and your Rabb... For whoever associates 
partners to Allah (shirq; duality) indeed Allah has made Paradise forbidden 
to him! His destination will be fire! There are no helpers for the 
wrongdoers!" 

73. Indeed, those who said, "Allah is the third of the three" have become 
deniers of the reality! The concept of godhood is invalid; the possessor of 
Uluhiyyah is ONE! If they don't stop what they are saying, the deniers 
among them will surely live a painful suffering! 

74. Are they still not going to repent to Allah and ask for forgiveness? 
Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

75. Messiah, the son of Mary, is only a Rasul... Rasuls have come and 
gone before him! His mother was a woman of truth (she had witnessed the 
essential reality and testified to its existence without reservation)! They both 
used to eat food (they were human)! Look at how We have informed them of 
the signs! Then look again, how they divert from the truth! 

76. Say, "Do you serve those besides Allah, who neither give you harm, 
nor any benefit? Allah is HU, the Sami, and the Aleem . 

77. Say, "O People of the Book... Do not exceed the limits and unjustly 
transgress the boundaries of your religion... Do not follow the empty 
delusions of a people who have diverted many from the right course in the 
past, and who have gone astray from the centerline!" 

78. Those who deny the Truth from the Children of Israel have been 
cursed (fell far from Allah) by the tongue of David and Jesus, the son of 
Mary... This was because they rebelled and transgressed the boundary. 

79. They did not prevent one another from the bad deeds that they did. 
How wretched were their deeds! 

80. You will see the majority of them befriending those who deny the 
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their ego! The wrath of Allah is on them! They will be subject to suffering 
eternally. 

81. Had they believed in Allah, the creator of their being with His Names, 
the Nabi (Muhammad saw) and what has been revealed to him, they would 
not have befriended them (the deniers)... But most of them are corrupted in 
faith. 

82. Among man, you will indeed find the Jews and the dualists (those 
engaged in shirq) as the most severe in animosity towards the believers... 
And you will find the nearest of them in affection to the believers those 
who say, "We are Christians"... That is because among them (Christians) 
are men of deep knowledge and men who have renounced the world 
(submitted themselves wholly to Allah), who have no arrogance. 

83. And when they listen to that which has been revealed to the Rasul you 
will see their eyes overflowing with tears, for they recognize the 
knowledge revealed in the Truth... They say, "Our Rabb, we have 
believed... Write us down among the witnesses." 

84. "Why should we not believe in that which has come to us from Allah, 
our essence with His Names, and the Truth, when we have been longing 
for Him to admit us to the company of the righteous!" 

85. And for this Allah rewarded them with Paradises underneath which 
rivers flow, where they will abide eternally... Such is the recompense for 
the doers of good! (The recompense/result/consequence of good is good). 

86. But those who deny the knowledge of the reality and Our signs (the 
manifestations of the Names), they are the companions of hell! 

87. O believers!... Do not forbid the pure provisions, which Allah made 
lawful to you, and do not transgress (by making unlawful what has been made 
lawful)! Indeed, Allah does not like the transgressors. 

88. Eat of the lawful and good things Allah has provided for you... Protect 
yourselves from Allah, whom you believe is the essential reality of your 
being with His Names. 

89. Allah will not hold you responsible for oaths you make thoughtlessly! 
But you are responsible for the oaths you make intentionally and 
consciously! The expiation for breaking an oath made consciously is 
feeding or clothing ten needy people, or freeing one slave! Whoever lacks 
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breaking your oaths! Keep your oaths... Thus does Allah explain His signs 
to you, so that you evaluate. 

90. O believers... Intoxicants, gambling, objects of idolatry and divining 
arrows (fortune telling) are things of satanic abomination! Avoid them so 
that you may attain emancipation. 

91. Satan seeks to sow animosity and hatred among you by means of 
intoxicants and gambling, and to keep you from the remembrance of 
Allah and from salat... Will you then desist? 

92. Obey Allah, obey the Rasul and beware! If you turn away, know well 
(the responsibility) upon Our Rasul is only clear notification. 

93. If those who believe and practice the requirements of their faith 
continue to protect themselves, they will reach (a higher state of) faith and 
engage in practices pertaining to it... Then, protecting themselves with 
this understanding they will reach an even higher understanding of faith... 
With this understanding and as a result of their faith they will protect 
themselves accordingly... Continuing to protect themselves at this level of 
understanding will enable them to attain goodness (the station of 
observation)... Allah loves the doers of good. 

94. O believers... Allah will try you with something of the game that you 
hunt with your spears so that it may become evident who fears Him, their 
unknown (which is unperceivable by them)! And whoever transgresses after 
this, there is a painful suffering for him. 

95. O believers... Do not hunt while you are in ihram (attire worn by the 
pilgrim to represent a state he enters, where he refrains from worldly activities 
and turns wholeheartedly to Allah)... Whoever intentionally kills game, the 
compensation is a sacrifice to be delivered to the Kaba, equivalent to the 
game that is killed, judged by two just men among you... Or in expiation, 
to feed the needy, or do the equivalent of that in fasting, so he may taste 
the consequence of his deeds... Allah has forgiven what is past... But 
whoever relapses, Allah will enforce the consequences of his deeds! Allah 
is the Aziz, the Zuntaqim (severely enforces the consequences of an action). 

96. It has been made lawful for you to hunt and eat the fish of the sea as 
benefit for you and travelers... But forbidden to you is hunting on land 
while you are in ihram! Protect yourselves from Allah; unto Him you will 
be gathered. 

97. Allah made the Kaba, the Sacred House, the Sacred Month, sacrificial 
animals and the garlands, a standing place for the people (for the 

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knows what is in the heavens (the station of thought) and the earth (your 
body), and that Allah is Aleem over all things. 

98. Know that Allah will most certainly enforce the consequences of bad 
deeds, yet Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

99. No more is the Rasul bound to do except provide the knowledge (of 
the reality and its requisites). Allah is aware of both that which you display 
and that which you conceal. 

100. Say, "The impure and the pure are not equal in worth... Even though 
the majority of the impure may appear pleasing to you"... So then, o 
intelligent ones of deep contemplation who have attained the essence, 
protect yourselves from Allah so that you may attain emancipation. 

101. O believers... Do not ask questions about things that you find 
unpleasant, when explained to you! If you ask such things while the 
Quran is being revealed, they will be explained to you! Allah has forgiven 
them... Allah is the Ghafur, the Halim . 

102. A community before you asked such questions and then (unable to 

digest the answers) they became of the deniers. 

103. Allah has not appointed (sacrifices known as) bahirah, sai'bah or 
wasilah or ham (these are fabricated traditions of some people). But those 
who deny the knowledge of the reality are inventing falsehood about 
Allah! Most of them do not use their reason! 

104. When they are told, "Come to what Allah has revealed and to the 
Rasul," they say, "Sufficient for us is what we have acquired from our 
fathers"... Is that so even if their fathers knew nothing, nor were they 
guided to the realization of their essential reality? 

105. O believers... You are responsible for yourselves! So long as you are 
aware of your essential reality, a misguided person (one who is devoid of 
the knowledge of his essential Self) cannot harm you! To Allah you will all 
return... He will show you the product of the things you do! 

106. O believers... When death approaches one of you, two just witnesses 
should be present at the time of bequest... Or if you are traveling and 
death finds you, two witnesses are needed for you... If you have doubt 
(about their testimony), detain them after their prayer and let them swear by 
Allah, "We will not exchange our oath for any price, even if it should be a 
relative, and we will not conceal the testimony of Allah, for then we would 
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107. But if it is found that these two were guilty of perjury in the past, let 
two others stand forth in their place and swear by Allah, "Indeed our 
testimony is truer than theirs for we have not transgressed, or we would 
have been of the wrongdoers." 

108. This makes it more likely that people will bear true witness upon His 
face (in the name of Allah) and bring a solution to their (perjurers') fear that 
their testimony will be rejected after they bear witness... Protect yourselves 
from Allah and perceive! Allah does not guide people who are corrupt (in 
faith) to the reality! 

109. When Allah gathers the Rasuls (he will ask them): "What was the 
response you received?" They will say, "We have no knowledge. Indeed, it 
is You who are the knower of the unknown." 

110. Allah will say, "O Jesus, son of Mary! Remember my favor upon you 
and your mother... How I had vindicated you with the force of the Pure 
Spirit that had become manifest through your being... You spoke to 
people in the cradle and in maturity... I had taught you the Book, 
Wisdom, Torah and Gospel (I had disclosed this knowledge in your 
consciousness)... You designed from clay the form of a bird with my 
permission (B-iznihi) and breathed into it, then it became a bird with My 
permission (B-iznihi)! You healed the blind and the leper with My 
permission and brought the dead back to life with My permission... 
Remember that I restrained the Children of Israel from you! You came to 
them with obvious proofs, yet the deniers among them had said, "This is 
sheer magic!" 

111. I revealed to the disciples, "Believe in Me and my Rasul (in light of the 
letter B)... They had said, "We have believed, bear witness that indeed we 
are Muslims." 

112. The disciples had said, "O Jesus, son of Mary! Is your Rabb's power 
sufficient enough to reveal for us a ma'idah? (literally 'ma'idah' means a table 
with food; metaphorically it references the knowledge of the reality and gnosis... 
In other words, they were questioning Jesus' creational program, the specific 
configuration of Names comprising his essence, and whether it had such 
capacity.) Whereupon Jesus said, "Protect yourselves from Allah if you are 
true believers." 

113. They said, "We want to eat from it (apply that knowledge) so our hearts 
can be satisfied (attain certainty in regards to what you teach us) and so we 
know what you explain to us is the (absolute) reality and be witnesses to 
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114. Jesus, son of Mary, said, "O Allah! Our Rabb... Reveal for us a 
ma'idah from heaven so it may be a feast and a proof from You, both for 
our past and for our future... Provide for us, for You are the best of 
providers." 

115. Allah said, "Indeed I will reveal it for you... But whoever denies the 
reality after this, I will punish him in a way I have not punished anyone 
among the worlds!" 

116. And Allah said, "O Jesus, son of Mary! Was it you that said to the 
people, 'Take me and my mother as deities besides Allah'?"... (Jesus) said, 
"Subhan, You are (I exonerate you)! How can it be possible for me to say 
something that is not true? Even if I had said it, You would have known it! 
You know what is within myself, but I know not what is within Your Self! 
Indeed, it is You, You alone, who is the Knower of the unknown!" 

117. "I told them nothing other than what You commanded me: 'Attain the 
consciousness of servitude to Allah, who is both your Rabb and my 
Rabb'... I was a witness over them as long as I was among them... Then 
you made me die! You became Raqib over them! You are the witness over 
all things!" 

118. "If You cause them suffering, indeed they are Your servants! If You 
forgive them, indeed it is You who are the Aziz, the Hakim." 

119. Allah said, "This is the Day when the truthful will live the results of 
their truthfulness (their undoubted confirmation of the reality)! There are 
Paradises for them, underneath which rivers flow, in which they will abide 
eternally"... Allah is pleased with them, and they with Him... This is the 
great attainment! 

120. The heavens, the earth and the existence of everything within them 
belongs to Allah (they are the manifestations of His Names)! He is Qadir over 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Hamd (the evaluation of the corporeal worlds created with His Names, as He 
wills) belongs to Allah, who has created the heavens and the earth, and 
formed the darkness (ignorance) and Nur (knowledge)... Those who 
incessantly deny the reality, equate (their illusory external gods) to their 
Rabb (the dimension of Names within their essence, and hence they live in 
duality) ! 

2. It is HU who has created you from water and clay, and decreed a span 
(specified time of bodily life)... The specified term of life is from Him... After 
all of this, you still have doubt. 

3. Allah is HU, in the heavens and on earth... He knows what is in your 
essence and what you reveal! He knows what you are earning (with your 
deeds)! 

4. No sign (revealed or apparent) from their Rabb comes to them, but they 
turn away from it! 

5. And now they deny what has come to them in Truth! But the news of 
what they ridicule is going to reach them soon. 

6. Did they not see how many generations We have destroyed before 
them... (Moreover) unlike you, We had established them upon the 
abundant regions of the earth, and sent the blessings of the heavens upon 
them and made the rivers flow beneath them... (Nevertheless) We destroyed 
them because of their faults! And after them, We brought forth another 
generation. 

7. If We had sent down a (written) scripture to you, and they had touched it 
with their hands, the deniers of the knowledge of the reality would surely 
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8. They said, "An angel (that we can see) should have been sent down"... 
But if We had revealed an angel as such, the matter would have ended; no 
further time would have been given to them. 

9. If We had made Him (the Rasul of Allah saw) an angel (for you to see) We 
would still have made him in the form of a man to make them fall into the 
same doubt-dilemma that they are in now (whereupon they would have said, 
"he is just a man like us"). 

10. Indeed, many of Our Rasuls were also mocked before you! But those 
who mocked were enveloped by their own mockery! 

11. Say, "Travel through the earth and see the end of the deniers (of the 

reality)." 

12. Say, "To whom belongs the things in the heavens and the earth (forms 
which have come from a state of nothingness into 'relative' existence in order to 
manifest the meanings of the Names)?" Say, "To Allah!" He has decreed His 
Grace (the creation of the worlds based on His Rahman quality) upon His Self. 
He will surely gather you in the period of Doomsday, about which there is 
no doubt! Those who have put themselves in loss will not believe! 

13. Whatever is in the night and the day is for Him! HU is the Sami . the 
Aleem . 

14. Say, "Shall I befriend (by imagining one) other than Allah, the creator 
(and programmer of all things according to their specific functions) of the 
heavens and the earth, who provides to maintain and subsist their 
existence, but who is Himself not in need of anything?"... Say, "I have 
been commanded to be the first of those who submit to Allah" and do not 
ever be of the dualists! 

15. Say, "Indeed, if I disobey my Rabb, I fear the suffering of the mighty 

Day (period)!" 

16. He from whom (suffering) is averted in that time, has definitely been 
blessed with Allah's grace! That is the clear liberation! 

17. If Allah subjects you to adversity, there is no one to remove it other 
than HU (in your essence)... And if Allah subjects you to good, the endower 
of good is also HU, the One who is Qadir over all things. 

18. It is HU who is the subjugator over his servants (HU discloses Himself 
from within the depths of His manifestations to rule over His existence)! HU is 
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19. Say, "What thing is greater in evidence?"... Say, "Allah is witness 
between me and you... This Quran was revealed to me so that I may warn 
you and whomever it reaches... Do you really testify that there are other 
gods besides Allah?"... Say, "I will not testify (to this)"... Say, "Uluhiyyah 
is ONE and indeed, I am free of your associations." 

20. Those to whom We have given the knowledge of the reality know him 
(Muhammad saw) just like they know their own sons... Those who have lost 
their selves, they are not of the believers. 

21. Who does more wrong than he who lies about Allah or His existence in 
His signs (the manifestations of His Names)? Most certainly, the wrongdoers 
(dualists) will not attain liberty. 

22. The time when we gather them all together and ask the dualists, 
"Where are the partners you assumed existed besides Him now?"... 

23. They can cause no more provocation other than saying, "By Allah, our 
Rabb, we were not of the dualists"! 

24. Look at how they lie against their own selves and how the things they 
made up (deified in their imagination) have deserted them now. 

25. And among them are some who hear you... But We have placed veils 
over their hearts (consciousness) and heaviness in their ears (comprehension) 
so they cannot perceive Him! No matter how many proofs they see, they 
will still not believe... Moreover, when the deniers of the reality who argue 
with you come to you, they will say, "This is nothing other than fairytales 
of the past." 

26. They both prevent (others) from Him (the Rasul of Allah saw) and 
distance (themselves) from Him! They are only destroying their own selves, 
yet they can not perceive! 

27. "If you could but see when they are confronted with the fire (suffering) 
how they will say 'Oh, if only we can go back (to our biological life on earth; 
as biological life is required to activate the forces within the brain) and not deny 
the signs of our Rabb (our intrinsic divine qualities and potential deriving from 
the Names that comprise our essential reality) and be among the believers'." 

28. But that which they concealed before (the knowledge of the reality with 
which they had been endowed) has now become apparent to them. And even 
if they were returned they would return to the things from which they had 
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29. And they say, "There is none but our worldly life! Our lives will not 
continue (we will not be resurrected)!" 

30. If you could but see when they will be made to stand before their Rabb 

(when they recognize and become aware of the potentials of the Names within 
their own reality). He will say, "Is this not the reality?" They will say, "Yes, 
it is our Rabb." He will then say, "So now taste the agony as the 
consequence of denying the knowledge of the reality." 

31. Indeed, those who denied reuniting with Allah (the awareness of the 
truth that the essence of their being is comprised of the Names) have become 
losers! When finally that hour (the time to experience death) suddenly came 
upon them, bearing their burdens on their backs, they said, "Woe unto us, 
for the practices we neglected and the deprivation we fell into thereby!" 
Be careful, wretched is (the responsibility) they bear! 

32. The life of your world (the lowest of the low; the world of conditionings) is 
nothing but amusement and entertainment! The eternal life to come is 
surely better for the protected ones... Will you still not use your reason? 

33. We know what they say saddens you... But the truth is, those 
wrongdoers do not deny you, they deliberately deny the existence of Allah 
in His signs (the manifestations of His Names)! 

34. And certainly Rasuls were also denied before you... But they endured 
their denial and torments until Our help came to them... And none can 
alter the words of Allah... Certainly, there has come to you some of what 
was revealed (to previous Rasuls). 

35. If you find their rejection hard to bear then seek a tunnel into the 
ground or a ladder into the sky, if you can, and bring them a miracle (so 
they believe)! Had Allah willed, He would have surely assembled them 
around the truth... So beware; don't be ignorant! 

36. Only those who can perceive will respond (to the invitation)! As for the 
dead (those who are devoid of knowledge), Allah will resurrect them (enable 
them to realize their reality after they experience death) and to Him they will 
be returned. 

37. They said, "Why doesn't he (the Rasul) reveal a sign from His Rabb!"... 
Say, "Allah is certainly Qadir to reveal a miracle... But most of them do 
not know." 

38. "And there is no animate creature on (or within) the earth or bird that 
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communities (formed with an order based on a specific system) like you! We 
have not neglected a single thing in the 'READ' able (Book) of the created 
existence!..." They shall all be gathered unto their Rabb. 

39. Those who deny Our signs are the deaf (those who are unable to perceive 
their reality) and the dumb (those who are unable to acknowledge and admit 
the Truth) within darkness. Allah will lead astray whom He wills and keep 
whom He wills on the straight path! 

40. Say, "Are you conscious of your state? If the wrath of Allah or that hour 
(promised event) comes to you, will you call upon one other than Allah? 
(Admit it) if you are truthful." 

41. No, it is Him alone that you would call upon... And if He wills, He will 
reveal the truth of that which you call upon, and you will forget the things 
that you associate with Him! 

42. Indeed, We have disclosed (Rasuls) to communities before you... And 
afflicted them with suffering and ailments so they may humble themselves 
and pray. 

43. If only they had humbled themselves when Our wrath came to them! 
But their hearts hardened (their consciousness was locked) and Satan (their 
delusion) beautified their deeds to them. 

44. When they forgot that which they had been reminded of (that they were 
created for Allah) We opened the doors of every (good worldly) thing to 
them... As they were rejoicing with what they were given, We seized them 
at once! Suddenly they lost all their hope and were left in despair! 

45. Hence, the people who wronged (themselves) were eliminated! Hamd 

(the evaluation of the corporeal worlds created with His Names, as He wills) 
belongs to Allah! 

46. Say, "Reflect, if Allah was to take away your sense of hearing 
(perception) and sight, and lock your hearts (consciousness), is there a god 
besides Allah that can give it back to you?" Look how We explain the 
signs in various ways, yet (despite this) they still turn away. 

47. Say, "Have you ever considered if Allah's wrath was to come suddenly 
or openly, will any be destroyed other than the wrongdoers?" 

48. We disclose the Rasuls only as bringers of glad tidings and as 
warners... So, whoever believes and reforms (their way) they will have no 
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49. As for those who deny the realities of Our signs (the manifestations of 
the Names), they will taste suffering because of their corrupted beliefs! 

50. Say, "I am not telling you I possess the keys to Allah's treasury... I do 
not know the unknown! Nor am I claiming to be an angel... I only follow 
what is revealed to me"... Say, "Can the blind and the seeing be equal? Do 
you still not reflect?" 

51. And warn those who fear being gathered unto their Rabb (about what 
the Names in their essence will enforce upon them)... There is neither a 
Waliyy nor an intercessor for them other than He... Perhaps they will 
protect themselves. 

52. Do not distance from yourself those who pray to their Rabb morning 
and evening seeking the face of (that which pertains to) HU ... Neither you 
will be held responsible of the consequences of their deeds nor will they 
be held responsible for yours, so you do not need to distance them... (if 
you do this) you will have done wrong. 

53. Hence we tried some with others, so they say, "Did Allah bestow upon 
these (needy ones with little income)?"... Does Allah not know best those 
who appreciate? 

54. When those who believe in Our signs (the manifestations of Our Names) 
come to you, say to them, "Assalamu alaikum... Your Rabb has inscribed 
grace upon Himself! Whoever among you does wrong, then repents and 
corrects (his way), indeed, Allah is the Ghafur , the Rahim." 

55. Thus We explain the signs so that the path of the faulty may become 
evident. 

56. Say, "Indeed I have been forbidden to worship the deities you have 
taken besides Allah!"... Say, "I will never follow your empty fantasies! For 
then I will surely become corrupted and deviate from the way of the 
guided ones; those who realize their essential reality." 

57. Say, "I am surely upon a clear sign from my Rabb, the truth which you 
have denied! What you seek to hasten (death) is not within my power... 
The judgment is for Allah alone! He informs of the Truth! He is the best 
distinguisher (of right and wrong)." 

58. Say, "If that which you seek to hasten was within my power, this 
matter between us would have ended long ago!"... Allah knows best the 
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59. The keys (knowledge) of the unknown (that which is unperceivable to you) 
are with HU! None knows them but HU"! He knows all things contained 
on land (manifest - perceivable) and in sea (the depths - knowledge)... No leaf 
falls without His knowledge (for all things are a manifestation of the Names 
of HU)... There is neither a single grain in the darkness of the earth, nor 
anything wet or dry, that is not recorded in a clear book (the book of the 
universe). 

60. It is Him who makes you experience death (life without the awareness of 
the biological body) in the night ('Sleep is the brother of death' - Hadith) and 
knows what you do in the day... Then revives you in the day until a 
specified lifespan is fulfilled... Then you will be returned to Him... Then 
He will inform you of what you do (enable you to evaluate your life in terms 
of its essence). 

61. HU is the subjugator over His servants (by means of disclosure from His 
multi-dimensional depths)! He reveals unto you protective (forces)... When 
finally the time of death comes to one of you, our Rasuls (forces, delegates) 
cause him to die! And they will not be late! 

62. Then they will be returned unto Allah, their true protector... Know with 
certainty that the judgment is His, and He is the swiftest in taking 
account. 

63. Say, "Who will save you when you humble yourselves and pray 
earnestly, 'If you save us from the darkness of the earth and the sea we will 
surely be of the thankful'?" 

64. Say, "Allah will save you from that and from every distress... Yet you 
still associate others with Him!" 

65. Say, "He has the power to disclose an affliction to you from above you 
(the sky — internal) or from beneath your feet (within the earth — external) or to 
fragment you into factions against each other, so you taste violence." 
Look how We diversify Our narration so you contemplate its depths and 
understand. 

66. But your people denied it, while HU is the Truth! Say, "I am not your 
agent (you will have to face the consequences of not believing)!" 

67. For every occurrence there is a pre-determined and specific time... You 
will know soon! 

68. When you see those who engage in inappropriate talks regarding Our 
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you forget, then when you remember and become aware, do not continue 
to sit with the wrongdoers. 

69. Those who are protected are not responsible for them... But they 
should remind them of the Truth nevertheless... Perhaps they will also 
protect themselves. 

70. Leave those who have made their religion a hobby and a means for 
entertainment, who have been deceived by the worldly life, to their own 
accord. But remind them, lest a soul falls into destruction for what it has 
done! He will have neither a protector ( Waliyv) . nor an intercessor besides 
Allah... Even if he offers every ransom it will not be accepted from him! 
They are the ones who will be held as hostages as a result of what they 
have earned... There will be a scalding drink and great suffering for them 
for denying the knowledge of the reality. 

71. Say, "Shall we pray to and call upon things other than Allah, who can 
give us no benefit or harm? Shall we go back to duality after Allah has 
guided us to the true path? Shall we be like the foolish one who devils 
seduces and pulls to the abyss while we have friends who say, "Come to 
us" and call us to a straight path?"... Say, "The guidance of Allah is this! 
We have been ordered to submit to Allah, the Rabb of the worlds." 

72. And "Establish salat and protect yourselves from His wrath; to Him 
you will be gathered!" 

73. HU has created the heavens and the earth in truth... Whenever He 
says, "Be", immediately it becomes... His word is the Truth! When the 
Horn is blown (to the body or the system — the manifestation occurs from the 
inside out) the dominion is His! He knows the unknown and the 
witnessed... HU is the Hakim, the Habir. 

74. And when Abraham said to his father Azar, "Do you take idols as 
deities? Indeed, I see you and your people in plain corruption." 

75. Thus We gave Abraham the sight to observe the angelic realm (the 

depths; the forces comprising the essence) of the heavens and the earth to 
enable him to attain certainty (to prevent him from becoming veiled from the 
reality of things by what he sees). 

76. When the night (ignorance) covered him, he saw a star (became aware of 
his consciousness)... He said, "This is my Rabb"... But when it set (when he 
became inadequate in comprehending the reality) he said, "I do not like those 
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11. And when he saw the moon (his emotional identity; his sense of self 
sourcing from his emotions) he said, "This is my Rabb"... But when it set he 
said, "Indeed, if my Rabb had not guided me, I would surely have been 
among the astray." 

78. And when he saw the sun (his mind) rising (in hope it will enable him to 
experience the reality) he said, "This is my Rabb, this is greater"... But 
when it set (when he realized the inadequacy of his mind in discerning Allah) he 
said, "O my people, indeed I am free from your associations." 

79. "Certainly, I have turned my face (my consciousness) cleansed from the 
concept of a deity (Hanif), toward the Fatir (He who creates everything 
programmed according to its purpose) who created the heavens and the 
earth, and I am not of the dualists." 

80. His people opposed him and tried to authenticate (the things they 
deified)... (Abraham) said, "Are you arguing with me about Allah while He 
has guided me? I do not fear the things you associate with Him! Except 
what my Rabb wills (harm can only reach me with the permission of my 
Rabb)... My Rabb has encompassed everything with His knowledge... Do 
you still not think?" 

81. "How can I fear the deities you associate with Allah when you don't 
fear associating them while He has not revealed any proof (regarding their 
divinity)?" So, which of the two ways deserves to be given more credence? 

82. Those who believe and who do not mix their faith with the wrong 
(concealed duality)... Security is their right... They are the ones who have 
found the right path! 

83. This is the definite proof We have given to Abraham against his 
people. We raise to elevated degrees whom We will! Indeed, your Rabb is 
the Hakim, the Aleem. 

84. And We gave to him (Abraham) Isaac and Jacob... All of them, We have 
guided (informed of the reality). And We guided Noah, and among his 
descendants, David, Soloman, Job, Joseph, Moses and Aaron... Thus We 
reward the doers of good. 

85. And Zacharia, John, Jesus and Elias... All of them were of the 
righteous. 

86. And Ishmael, Elisha, Jonah and Lot... We made them superior to all 
people (the worlds) (by enabling them to experience the mystery of vicegerency 
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87. And some of their fathers, descendants and brothers! We have chosen 
them and led them to the right path. 

88. This is Allah's guidance... He guides (enables the realization of the 
innermost reality of) whom he wills among His servants... If they had 
associated others with Allah (duality) then surely all of their earnings would 
have become vain. 

89. They are the ones to whom We have given the Book (the knowledge of 
the reality and sunnatullah), Judgment and Nubuwwah... If they (the people) 
deny these things that We have given, We will entrust it to a people who 
will not deny any of it. 

90. They are the ones who Allah has guided... So, follow their reality! Say, 
"I do not want a reward (for informing you)... it is only a reminder to people 

(the worlds)!" 

91. And they did not duly appreciate Allah, by saying, "Allah has not 
revealed anything to any man" Say, "Who revealed the Book (knowledge) 
that Moses brought from his essence as Nur and protection for the 
people? You put it (knowledge) into parchments and show it, but you hide 
most of it... While much was taught to you, things neither you nor your 
fathers knew!"... Say: 'Allah' and let them amuse themselves in their 
empty discourse (their illusory world) in which they are absorbed." 

92. This is a (Book) We have revealed, blessed and confirmed those before 
it, to warn the Mother of Cities (Mecca) and those who live near her... 
Those who believe in the eternal life to come also believe in this 
knowledge... They are the ones who continue performing their salat 

(prayers) . 

93. Who can do more wrong than one who lies about Allah or who says, 
"It has been revealed unto me" when nothing has been revealed to him 
and who says, "I will reveal the like of what Allah has revealed"? If only 
you could see the wrongdoers when they live the intensity of death! The 
angels (forces) extend (spread) their hands and say, "Separate yourselves 
from your body (world) now as consciousness (for you have tasted death, life 
without a body, and life continues)! Today you will be punished with 
humiliation for the things you said about Allah not based on truth, and for 
being arrogant towards His signs." 

94. Indeed, you have come to Us as individuals, like how We created you 
the first time (with the awareness of your origin)! You have left behind the 
illusions We conferred upon you... We do not see you with the intercessors 
you took, thinking they are partners (of Allah)... Indeed, the tie between 
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95. Indeed Allah is the cleaver that cracks and splits the seeds (creates 

forms of existence from the seeds of Names)! He brings the living (those who 
realize their infiniteness based on the Name Hayy) from the dead (those 
deprived of the knowledge of the reality)... And the dead (those who fail to 
leave their cocoon and fall into the state of the 'Inciting Self ; carnal state of 
existence) from the living (those who live with the knowledge of the reality, in 
the state of the 'Inspired Self)! Thus is Allah! How you are turned (from one 
state to another) . 

96. He tears away the darkness to bring forth the daylight! He has made 
the night for rest, and the Sun and the stars for measurement... This is the 
determination of the Aziz , the Aleem. 

97. It is HU who forms the stars in the darkness of the night and the sea, 
so that you find guidance! We have indeed explained Our signs for a 
people who know. 

98. HU has created you from a single soul (a single Self)... and then a place 
of dwelling (a place to know one's self, the formation of the world) and then a 
container (the body, a temporary place for safe keeping)... We have indeed 
explained Our signs for a people of open understanding. 

99. HU discloses water from the sky! With it We produce the growth of 
ALL THINGS! And from it We produced greenery... And from it grains 
arranged in layers... And clusters of dates hanging low from the sheath of 
the date palms... And We produce vineyards and olive groves and 
pomegranates, alike yet different! Look at its fruits when it yields and 
ripens... Indeed, there are signs in these for a people who believe. 

100. Yet they attributed the jinn (invisible beings) as partners onto Allah - 
while He (Allah) has created them (the qualities they manifest comprise 
Allah's Names)! Ignorantly they attributed sons and daughters unto Him! 
Subhan is He, above and beyond what they attribute! 

101. (He is) the Badee (the originator) of the heavens and the earth! How can 
one free from the concept of companionship have a son! He created all! 
HU, as the creator of all with His Names, and by being present in their 
essence with His Names, knows them! 

102. Thus is your Rabb Allah! There is no god, only HU! The creator of all 

(not externally but from within dimensional depths)! Become aware of your 
servitude to Him! He is Wakil over all things. 

103. Vision (sense perception) perceives Him not but He perceives 
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104. In truth, there has come to you proofs from your Rabb to be 
evaluated... Whoever evaluates them with insight it is for his own good, 
and whoever lacks insight it is his loss... I am not a guard over you! 

105. Thus We explain Our signs in many ways, so they say, "You have 
learnt the requirements" and so We may make it clear for a people who 
know. 

106. Follow what has been revealed to you from your Rabb! There is no 
god, only HU! Turn away from those with dualistic beliefs! 

107. Had Allah willed, they would not have been dualists! We have not 
placed you as a guardian over them! Nor are you responsible for them (i.e. 
you are not their representative, and you are not charged with changing or 
guiding them) . 

108. Do not revile gods besides Allah... (In response to this) they transgress 
the boundary and revile Allah out of their ignorance! Thus We made 
pleasing to every community their deeds... Then to their Rabb is their 
return... He will inform them of the meaning of all they did. 

109. And they swear by Allah with all their might that they will believe if a 
miracle comes to them. Say, "Miracles are only with Allah"... Are you not 
aware that they will not believe even if a miracle came to them? 

110. And thus We will lock their hearts (the reflector of the Names to the 
consciousness - heart neurons) and their eyes (ability to perceive and evaluate) 
just as they refused to believe before (the miracle came)! And We will leave 
them on their own in their transgression, wandering blindly! 

111. If We had revealed angels to them and if the dead spoke to them and 
if We made them experience every stage of life after death (life after the 
biological body ceases to exist) they would still not believe, unless Allah 
should will... But most of them live in ignorance! 

112. And thus We made enemies for every Nabi (the informer of the eternal 
life) - devils from among mankind (those who confine their existence to their 
body alone and live in pursuit of their bodily pleasures) and jinn... Some of 
them disclose decorative speech to others to deceive them! If your Rabb 
willed, they would not do that... So, leave them in that which they invent! 

113. In order that the hearts (the reflectors of the Names to the consciousness 
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come, will incline toward it (deception) and delight in it, and hence 
continue doing what they are doing. 

114. Shall I seek a judge other than Allah when He has revealed to you the 
knowledge of the reality and sunnatullah (Book) in detail? Those to whom 
We have given the Book know that it is revealed from their Rabb in 
Truth... Do not be of those who doubt! 

115. The word of your Rabb has been confirmed and eventuated, as it 
deserves! None can alter his words... HU is the Sami, the Aleem! 

116. If you follow the majority of those on earth they will mislead you from 
the way of Allah... They only follow their assumptions and talk without 
thinking! 

117. Indeed, your Rabb is HU! He knows best who goes astray! HU; the 
One who knows best those who experience the reality... 

118. If you are of those who believe in His existence apparent in His signs 
(the manifestations of His Names) then eat of those things upon which the 
Name of Allah is mentioned! 

119. Unless you are forced to out of need, why do you not eat the things 
upon which the name of Allah is uttered, when He has informed you in 
detail of the things He has prohibited to you? Indeed, most of them go 
astray (deviate the matter) ignorantly, with baseless ideas! Certainly, HU, 
your Rabb, knows best the transgressors. 

120. In regards to the things Allah has forbidden, abandon both the 
apparent ones and the conceptual ones... Indeed, those who commit 
mistakes will definitely live the consequences of their actions. 

121. Do not eat of the things upon which the name of Allah is not uttered. 
That is definitely corruption (of faith)! Indeed, the devils incite their 
friends to struggle with you... If you follow them, you will definitely be of 
the dualists. 

122. Can the one who We enliven (with the knowledge of the reality) while he 
is dead and to whom We give the Nur of insight with which he can live 
among people be equal to the one who is left in darkness from which he 
can never escape? Thus the deeds of those who deny the knowledge of the 
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123. Thus We have placed leaders (of crime) in every city as criminals so 
they conspire within... But they conspire against none but themselves, yet 
they are unaware! 

124. When a proof comes to them, they say, "We will never believe until we 
are given like that which was given to the Rasuls of Allah"... Allah knows 
best where to manifest His reality! The criminals will be subject to 
debasement and severe suffering from Allah for what they used to 
conspire! 

125. And whomsoever Allah wills the realization of his essential reality, He 
opens his breast (his innermost comprehension) to Islam (to the 
consciousness of his submission) and whomsoever He wills to lead astray, 
He makes his breast tight and constricted, as though he were laboriously 
climbing into the sky! Thus Allah debases those who do not believe! 

126. This is the straight path (as-sirat al-mustaqim) of your Rabb... We have 
indeed detailed the proofs to a people who can think and evaluate. 

127. The abode of Salam (the state of existence pertaining to the meaning of 
the Name Salam) with their Rabb is for them! HU is their Waliyy because of 
what they used to do. 

128. The Day when He will gather them together (and say), "O community 
of jinn, you have truly possessed (misled from reality) the vast majority of 
mankind." And their allies among mankind will say, "Our Rabb, we 
mutually benefited from each other, and we have now reached our term, 
which you appointed for us." He will say, "The Fire is your residence, 
wherein you will abide eternally, except for what Allah wills..." Indeed, 
your Rabb is the Hakim and the Aleem. 

129. Thus We will make some of the wrongdoers friends with others as a 
result of what they used to do (they are companions to each other in the fire)! 

130. "O communities of jinn and mankind, did there not come to you 
Rasuls from among you, relating to you My messages pointing to the 
reality and warning you of the coming of this Day?" They will say, "We 
bear witness against ourselves"; and the worldly life (they had conjured 
based on corporeality) had deluded them, and they will bear witness against 
themselves that they were deniers of the knowledge of the reality. 

131. That is because your Rabb would not destroy communities of 
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132. Each of them has degrees according to their deeds... Your Rabb is not 
unaware of what they do. 

133. Your Rabb is the Ghani and possessor of grace... If He wills He can 
do away with you and give vicegerency to whomsoever He wills after 
you... Just as He produced you from the descendants of another people! 

134. Indeed, what you are promised is coming... You cannot cause Allah 
failure (to deliver His promise)! 

135. Say, "O my people, do whatever you can! For I too will do (what I can)! 
Soon you will know whose worldly life will be at the end"... Indeed, the 
wrongdoers will not attain liberation. 

136. They set aside for Allah a share in what He has created of crops and 
livestock. And with their assumptions, they said, "This is for Allah, and 
this is for whom we associate (with Allah)." However, what is for their 
associates does not reach Allah! But what is for Allah reaches those they 
associate... Wretched is their judgment! 

137. And likewise, their partners (assumed gods) made the killing of 
children seem pleasing to the dualists to destroy them and bring 
confusion to their religion... Had Allah willed they would not have done 
so... So, leave them alone in what they invent. 

138. They (those who take their traditional conditionings and value judgments as 
religious doctrine) said with assumption, "These animals and crops are 
untouchable... None can eat from them other than whom we will... The 
backs of these animals have been forbidden (one cannot ride them)"... Yet 
they slander against Him (Allah) and slaughter (some of) the animals 
without mentioning the name of Allah upon them! (Allah) will actualize 
the consequences of their slander upon them! 

139. They said, "What is contained in the belly of this animal is only lawful 
for our men, it is forbidden to our women... But if it is born dead, then 
they (men and women) have equal share"... Allah will punish them for this 
slander... Indeed He is the Hakim, the Aleem. 

140. Those who foolishly kill their children out of ignorance and forbid 
with slander the provision of Allah, which He has bestowed upon them, 
have indeed accrued a loss... They have indeed gone astray and are 
deprived of guidance. 

141. HU builds trellised and untrellised gardens, dates, crops of various 
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when it yields, and give its due (alms) on the day of its harvest... And do 
not squander, for He does not favor the squanderers. 

142. And of the cattle there are some for carrying burdens and some for 
making beds (from its wool)... Eat of the provision Allah gives you (since 
He is the creator) and do not follow the ideas of Satan... He is indeed your 
obvious enemy. 

143. There are eight pairs/mates: Two (pairs) of the sheep and two (pairs) 
of the goats... Say, is it the two males He has forbidden or the two females 
or that which the wombs of the two females contain?... Inform me with 
knowledge if you are truthful." 

144. And two (pairs) of the camels, and two (pairs) of the cattle... Say, "Is it 
the two males He has forbidden or the two females or that which the 
wombs of the two females contain? Or were you witnesses when Allah 
advised you with this?"... Who does more wrong than one who ignorantly 
invents lies about Allah to mislead the people?... Indeed Allah does not 
guide the wrongdoing people. 

145. Say, "I cannot find anything forbidden to one who eats from what has 
been revealed... Only the flesh of a dead animal, spilled blood, the flesh of 
swine — for indeed, it is impure — and that which has been slaughtered in 
the name of one other than Allah, with the hands of one with a corrupt 
faith... But whoever is forced to eat it (out of need) he may do so without 
assuming it to be lawful and without going to extreme..." Certainly, your 
Rabb is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

146. We have made all clawed animals forbidden to the Jews... We have 
also made forbidden to them the interior fat of cattle and sheep, except 
what extends to their backs or their entrails or is mixed up with a bone... 
We have punished them for transgressing... We are indeed truthful. 

147. (My Rasul) if they have denied you, say, "Your Rabb is the Wasi . 
possessor of grace... His torment will not be held back from a people who 
do wrong." 

148. The dualists will say, "Had Allah willed, neither us nor our fathers 
would have been dualists... and we would not have prohibited anything"... 
Likewise, those before them also denied, until they tasted Our 
punishment. Say, "Do you have a knowledge you can explain to us? You 
follow only assumption... You talk nonsense based on presumptions 
alone." 

149. Say, "To Allah belongs the definite proof... If He had willed, he would 
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150. Say, "Bring forward your witnesses who testify that Allah had 
prohibited this!"... And if they testify, do not testify with them... Do not 
follow the empty desires of those who deny Our signs (manifestations of 
Names) and the eternal life to come! They equate their deities to their 
Rabb. 

151. Say, "Come, let me READ to you the things your Rabb has forbidden 
to you: Do not associate anything with Him... Do good to your parents... 
Do not kill your children out of poverty, We will provide for you and for 
them! Do not approach apparent (alcohol, harlotry, etc.) or hidden forms 
(contemplating upon them) of indecency... Do not kill the one who Allah has 
forbidden (to be killed), except by legal right (like retribution)! (Allah) makes 
this warning so that you use your reason!" 

152. Do not approach the orphan's property until he reaches maturity, 
except for the purpose of administrating it in the best way... Make 
measurements and balances in full and with justice... We never charge 
anyone with that which is beyond his capacity. And when you speak, 
speak the truth, even if it concerns someone close to you! Fulfill your word 
to Allah! (Allah) makes this warning so that you use your reason! 

153. This is my straight path, so follow it, do not follow other paths; 
(otherwise) they will divert you from His straight path... Thus Allah warns 
you so you may protect yourselves! 

154. Then We gave Moses the knowledge of the reality and sunnatullah as 
guidance and grace, and to complete Our favor upon the doers of good 
and to clarify everything to them... So that they believe they will meet their 
Rabb. 

155. This revelation is an abundant knowledge of the reality and 
sunnatullah! Follow it and adhere to it so you may receive grace. 

156. So that you do not say, "Knowledge has only been revealed upon the 
two groups before us (Jews and Christians); we were unaware of what they 
read and evaluated"... 

157. And so that you do not say, "If that Knowledge was revealed to us, we 
would surely have evaluated the guidance better than them"... Clear 
proofs, knowledge of the reality and grace have come to your from your 
Rabb... Who can do more wrong than one who denies the existence of 
Allah in His signs (the manifestations of His Names) and turns away from 
them! They will undergo the worst suffering as a result of turning away 
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158. Are they waiting for angels, or for their Rabb, or for the miracles of 
their Rabb to come to them in order to believe? The faith of he who had 
not believed before or whose faith did not benefit him (was not internalized) 
will be of no use when he sees the extraordinary signs of his Rabb! Say, 
"Wait, for we are also waiting." 

159. Those who fragment the understanding of religion and form various 
sects, you shall have no business with them, my Rasul! Their account is 
left to Allah... They will be notified of the truth of what they used to do. 

160. Whoever comes with one good, shall receive tenfold of what he 
brings... And whoever comes with one bad, will only receive the results of 
that one! They will not be wronged. 

161. Say, "Indeed my Rabb has guided me to the straight path... To the 
religion in effect, the hanif people of Abraham... And he was not of the 
dualists. 

162. Say, "Indeed my salat (prayer, introspection), my practices (to attain 
closeness to Allah), my life and everything I am to live through my death, is 
for Allah, the Rabb of the worlds (they are for the manifestation of the 
qualities pertaining to Allah's Names). 

163. "The concept of duality cannot be conceived in regards to HU! I have 
been commanded thusly; I am the leader of those who experience 
submission!" 

164. Say, "How can I think of a Rabb other than Allah when He is the 
Rabb of all! What each soul earns is for each soul... A criminal cannot take 
responsibility for the crime of another! Your return will be to your Rabb! 
He will inform you about the things over which you differ." 

165. It is HU who appointed you vicegerents upon the earth (the body) and 
elevated some of you over others in degrees, to try you with (actualize) what 
He gave to you (the forces of the Names)... Indeed, your Rabb is sariul iqab 

(the One who enforces the consequences of actions without relenting)! He is 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Meem, Saad. 

2. This Knowledge (Book) of the reality and sunnatullah that has been 
revealed to you, is for you to warn (the unbelievers) and to advise the 
believers (as to how and what to believe and what to practice)... So, let there 
be no more distress in you regarding this. 

3. Follow what has been revealed to you from your Rabb... Do not follow 
allies (those who give external [information that leads you away from your 
divine reality] and internal [ego based, carnal information]) outside of your 
Rabb... How little you remember and contemplate in depth! 

4. How many cities of people We have destroyed; Our torment came to 
them while they were sleeping at night or during the day. 

5. When Our torment came to them, their exclamation was no other than, 
"We were indeed wrongdoers." 

6. Most certainly We will ask both those to whom a Rasul has been sent 
and the Rasuls! 

7. Surely We are going to reveal the truth of the matter! We are not 
unaware (of what transpires) (He is the Batin and the Zahir — The angelic forces 
comprising manifestation are derived from Our Names). 

8. The evaluation (of everything that transpires) in that time is done in truth 
(based on the creeds of Allah)... Those whose scales (evaluations) weigh 
heavy, they are the ones who will overcome all obstacles and attain 
liberation. 

9. And those whose scales (evaluations) weigh light, they are the ones who 
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10. Indeed We have established you upon the earth and produced 
blessings therein with which you sustain your livelihood. How little you 
evaluate! 

11. In truth, We have created you and given you form. Then We said to the 
angels, "Prostrate to Adam (in respect of Adam being the manifestation of the 
totality of Allah's Names)"; so they all prostrated (realized their nothingness in 
the sight of the manifestation of Allah's Names), except for Iblis. He was not 
of those who prostrated (He was of the jinn; an ego-based existence). 

12. (Allah) said, "What prevented you from prostrating when I commanded 
you?" (Iblis) said, "I am better than him. You created me from fire 

(radiation - a specific frequency based existence. Note that the word fire [naar] 
in this verse is the same as the word used in reference to hellfire. This is worth 
contemplating upon!) and created him from clay (matter)." 

13. (Allah) said, "Descend from your rank, for this rank is not for arrogance 
and feeling superior over others! Go! Indeed, you have debased yourself." 

14. (Iblis) said, "Reprieve me until the Day they are resurrected (after 
death)." 

15. (Allah) said, "Indeed you are of those reprieved." 

16. (Iblis) said, "Because You have led me astray, (yudhillu man yashau — 
based on the reality that He leads astray whom He wills), I shall most certainly 
sit on Your straight path (sirat al-mustaqim) to prevent them." 

17. "Then I will come to them from before them (by provoking ambition in 
them and glorifying their sense of self [ego] to lead them to the denial of the 
Truth) and from behind them (by imposing delusive ideas in them and leading 
them to disguised forms of shirq [duality]) and on their right (by inspiring them 
to do 'good deeds' that will take them away from You) and on their left (by 
beautifying misdeeds and making the wrong appear as right)... And You will 
find most of them as ungrateful to You (unable to evaluate what You have 
given them)!" 

18. (Allah) said, "Leave my rank; debased and distanced (from experiencing 
your reality)! Whoever follows you among them, I will surely fill hell with 
you all." 

19. "O Adam! Dwell, you and your spouse, in Paradise... Eat and drink 
from wherever you please, but do not approach this tree (the body - the 

consequences of accepting yourself as the body)... Lest you be among the 
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20. Thereupon Satan whispered suspicions to them to make them aware of 
their ego and corporeality... He said, "The reason your Rabb forbids you 
from this tree (experiencing your corporeality) is so you do not become two 
angels (in the realm of forces) and live eternally!" 

21. "And he swore to them, 'Indeed, I am from among the advisors'." 

22. Thus he deceived them (by imposing deluding thoughts, making them 
think they are the physical body; drawing their attention to their corporeality). 
And when they tasted that tree (sex; the mechanism of reproduction) they 
became aware of their corporeal-bodily selves! They began to cover 
themselves with the leaves of Paradise (they tried to suppress their 
corporeality with the forces of the Names present in their essence)... Their 
Rabb called to them, "Did I not forbid you from that tree and tell you that 
Satan is an obvious enemy to you?" 

23. They said, "Our Rabb! We have wronged ourselves... If you do not 
forgive us and grace us we will surely be among the losers." 

24. (Allah) said, "Descend (to the constricted lower state of bodily existence 
from a life governed by pure forces) as enemies to one another (the duality of 
body and consciousness)! And for you on the earth (bodily state of existence) is 
a set time of existence and a set period, in which you will receive your 
share of provisions. 

25. He said, "You will live therein and die therein and from it (the body) 
you will be brought forth." 

26. O Children of Adam... We have indeed disclosed to you clothing 

(knowledge of the reality) to cover your corporeality and as adornment (treats 
from His bounty)... The clothing for protection is surely the best... This is 
from the signs of Allah, perhaps they will think and take a lesson. 

27. O Children of Adam! Do not let Satan (your body) tempt you into 
provocation like he removed your parents from Paradise by showing them 
their corporeality and thus stripping them of their clothes (angelic forces)! 
For, he and his helpers (all satanic forces that serve the same function) see you 
from a place where you do not see them... We have made the devils 
(corruptive forces - conditioned beliefs based on the five senses) befriend the 
unbelievers. 

28. Whenever they commit an indecency (an action or thought leading to 
duality or to the denial of the reality) they say, "We found our fathers doing 
it, and this is what Allah ordered us to do"... Say, "Allah certainly does not 
order indecency! Are you attributing to Allah things about which you have 
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29. Say, "My Rabb has ordered for you to live justly; giving the due rights 

of all things... Set your faces (experience the dissolution of your ego through 
submission) in every masjid (place of prostration) and pray only to Him by 
specifying your understanding of religion to Him alone... You will return 
to Him in your initial state (the state of Adam in Paradise). 

30. A group of you He guided and a group deserved to be in falsity! 
Indeed, they (those who went astray) had taken the devils (the deviators) as 
allies instead of Allah, and they consider themselves as rightly guided! 

31. O Children of Adam, wear your adornment in every place of 
prostration... Eat and drink (evaluate these) but do not waste (do not 
consume unnecessarily)... For, He does not favor those who waste (misuse 
the blessings they possess)! 

32. Say, "Who has prohibited the beautiful things and the clean - pure 
provisions that Allah has brought forth for His servants?"... Say, "They are 
for those who believe during the worldly life; and on Doomsday, it shall be 
theirs exclusively." Thus We detail Our signs for those with 
comprehension. 

33. Say, "The truth is, my Rabb has only forbidden the following: 
Apparent and concealed indecencies, crime (in the sight of Allah), 
oppression (aspiring for the properties of others and desiring to seize it), 
associating things about which there is no proof of partnership, and 
saying things about Allah that you do not know." 

34. And for all people a specified term (lifespan) is set. So when the end of 
their time has come, they can neither delay it by a single moment, nor can 
they hasten it. 

35. O Children of Adam... When Rasuls come from among you to relate 
and explain Our signs to you, whoever protects and corrects himself will 
have no fear nor will they be grieved. 

36. Those who deny Our signs (the manifestations of the Names) and who 
are arrogant toward them, they are the people of fire (Naar, a specific 
wavelength, radiation)! They will abide therein eternally. 

37. Who does more wrong than he who lies about Allah or denies His 
existence in His signs? They will attain their portion of the Book (the 
revealed knowledge)... When finally our Rasuls come to them to take them 
in death, they will say, "Where are those you used to invoke besides Allah, 
those you assumed existed?"... They will say, "They are lost and gone" 
and will bear witness against themselves that they were deniers of the 
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38. (Allah) will say, "Enter among those who had passed on before you of 
the jinni and mankind into the fire (Naar, radiation, a searing environment of 
wavelengths)"... Every time a new community enters, it will curse it's close 
ones with whom it shared the same belief! Finally, when all of them have 
entered, the latter group will say about the former groups, "Our Rabb... 
They are the one who corrupted us... So, give them double the suffering of 
fire (radiation)"... He will say, "For all of you there is double, but you do 
not know." 

39. The former ones will say to the latter ones, "You have no superiority 
over us... Taste the suffering brought by your own doings!" 

40. Indeed, those who deny Our signs and are arrogant toward them, the 
gates of Heaven (the observation of the reality) will not be opened for them, 
nor will they enter Paradise (the state of experiencing the Names comprising 
their essence) until a rob/camel enters through the eye of a needle (i.e. 
never)... Thus do We recompense the criminals! 

41. They will have a bed from Hell and coverings (curtains) over them (their 
consciousness)... Thus do We recompense the wrongdoers. 

42. As for those who believed and performed the requirements of their 
faith... We do not charge anybody with what is beyond their capacity; they 
are the people of Paradise... They will abide therein eternally. 

43. We have removed all forms of hatred and resentment from within 
them... Rivers flow beneath them... They will say, "That which has guided 
us here belongs to Allah, HAMD (the evaluation of the corporeal worlds 
created with His Names, as He wills, belongs to Allah)! Had Allah not guided 
us, we could not have attained this... Indeed, the Rasuls of Allah have 
come in Truth. And they will be called, "This is Paradise, which you have 
been made to inherit due to the things you have done." 

44. The people of Paradise will call out to the people of the fire, "We have 
found what our Rabb promised us to be true... Have you found what your 
Rabb promised you to be true?"... They said, "Yes." Then an announcer 
among them will announce, "The curse of Allah is upon the wrongdoers." 

45. (They are the ones) who prevent you from the way of Allah and who 
want to lead you astray... They are the ones who deny the eternal life to 
come. 

46. There is a curtain between the two (Paradise and Hell)... And on A'raf 

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experienced its outcome) are men who recognize each of them by the marks 
on their faces... They will call out to the people of Paradise, "Assalamu 
alaikum." They (these men) have not yet entered Paradise, but they long 
for it. 

47. And when their eyes turn toward the people of fire (Naar, radiation), 
they will say, "Our Rabb! Do not place us with the wrongdoers." 

48. The people of the A'raf (those who have believed in their essence but have 
not yet duly experienced its outcome) will call out to men (of hell) whom they 
recognize by their mark, "Of no avail to you was your wealth or your 
arrogance!" 

49. "Are these the ones whom you swore that Allah will not embrace with 
His grace?" (Whereas now they are told): "Enter Paradise! There is no fear 
for you... And you will not be grieved!" 

50. The people of fire (Naar, radiation) will call out to the people of 
Paradise, "Pour upon us some of that water (knowledge) or from whatever 
Allah has provided you (the forces comprising heavenly life)"... (They will be 
answered): "Indeed Allah has made this forbidden upon the deniers of the 
knowledge of the reality." 

51. They are those who have turned their religion (the knowledge of the 
reality and the System; sunnatullah) into an amusement and entertainment, 
who have been deluded by the (vile) worldly life... Just as they have 
forgotten the meeting of this day and consciously denied Our signs, We 
will forget them today! 

52. And certainly We have brought them a source of information and 
detailed it based on knowledge, as a signpost to grace and guidance to a 
people who believe. 

53. Do they wait only for its interpretation (its absolute meaning)? The time 
when its interpretation becomes manifest, those who forgot before will 
say, "Indeed the Rasuls of our Rabb have brought the Truth... Will there 
be any intercessors to intercede for us or could we be sent back so that we 
do differently to what we (previously) did!" They have indeed put 
themselves into loss, and realized the emptiness of what they assumed 
existed! 

54. Indeed your Rabb is Allah, the One who created the heavens and the 
earth in six stages, then established Himself on the Throne (i.e. began to 
administer them as He pleased)... He throws the cover of the night over the 
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fulfill His command... Know without doubt that both creation and 
judgment belong to Him! Exalted is Allah, the Rabb of the worlds! 

55. Pray to your Rabb beseechingly and genuinely... Indeed He does not 
like the transgressors. 

56. And do not cause corruption on earth after its reformation... Pray to 
him with fear and with the belief that He will respond. Indeed, the grace 
of Allah is near the doers of good (the grace of Allah reaches you by the hand 
that delivers it) . 

57. It is HU who discloses the winds as good tidings before His grace... 
When the winds finally carry the heavy clouds, We drive them to a dead 
land and disclose water from them and bring forth all types of fruit 
therein... Thus We bring forth the dead... Perhaps you will contemplate on 
what this means! 

58. The vegetation of the clean and good land emerges with the 
permission (Bi-izni RabbiHi) of your Rabb... But from filth, nothing 
emerges other than what is useless... Thus We diversify the signs for a 
people who evaluate. 

59. We had certainly revealed Noah to his people and he had said, "O my 
people, serve Allah... You have no deity besides Him... Indeed, I fear for 
you the punishment of a tremendous time." 

60. The leaders in traditional opinion among his people said, "Indeed, we 
see you in clear error." 

61. Noah said, "O my people... There is no error in my view... But I am a 
Rasul from the Rabb of the worlds." 

62. "I convey the message of my Rabb to you... I talk in your favor (for) I 
know (with the bestowed knowledge) from Allah what you do not know." 

63. "Are you surprised that your Rabb notifies you through a man among 
you, who He has charged to warn you, so that you may be protected and 
attain grace?" 

64. But they denied him... So We saved him and those with him in the 
ship... And We drowned those who denied Our signs (manifestations of the 
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65. And to (the people of) Aad, their brother Hud... (He said) "O my 
people... serve Allah... you have no deity besides Him... Will you still not 
protect yourselves?" 

66. The leaders among the disbelievers of his people said, "We see you in 
foolishness... and we presume you are a liar." 

67. (Hud) said, "O my people... There is no foolishness in me... But I am a 
Rasul of the Rabb of the worlds." 

68. "I convey to you the messages of my Rabb... I am a trustworthy 
advisor to you." 

69. "Are you surprised that a man among you has been advised by your 
Rabb to warn you? Remember, think! He appointed you vicegerents after 
the people of Noah and increased you extensively in stature and 
provisions... Remember and evaluate the blessings of Allah so that you 
may be liberated." 

70. They said, "Have you come to us so that we serve Allah, the ONE, and 
abandon what our fathers have worshipped? If you are speaking the truth, 
then bring us the thing with which you threaten us (so that we see it)!" 

71. (Hud) said, "In truth, the hurricane of your Rabb's punishment and 
wrath (the state of duality) has already befallen you! Are you arguing with 
me about the unsubstantiated names you gave to the gods, you and your 
fathers, for which Allah has not revealed any evidence (in regards to their 
existence)? Then wait; indeed, I am with you among those who wait." 

72. So we saved him and those with him by surrounding them with Our 
grace... And We uprooted those who denied our verses... They did not 
believe. 

73. And to Thamud (We sent) their brother Salih... He said, "O my people! 
Serve Allah... You cannot have a deity besides Allah... Clear evidence has 
come to you from your Rabb... This female camel of Allah is a miracle for 
you! So leave her to eat on Allah's earth! Do not dare to ponder any harm 
upon her! Lest you fall into a painful punishment!" 

74. "And remember when He made you vicegerents after Aad and 
established you upon the earth... You obtain palaces from it and carve its 
mountains to form homes for yourselves! Then remember and think about 
these blessings of Allah and do not cause transgression on the earth 
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75. The leaders among the people (of Salih) who were arrogant said to the 
weaker believers among them, "Do you actually believe that Salih is 
disclosed by your Rabb?" They said, "We believe in what has been 
revealed through him (as though it has been revealed to us)." 

76. The conceited arrogant ones said, "Indeed we are deniers of that 
which you believe." 

77. Then they savagely slaughtered the female camel and were 
disobedient to the command of their Rabb, and they said, "O Salih... If 
you are of the Rasuls, then bring the punishment with which you threaten 



78. A harsh earthquake seized them... They collapsed in their homes and 
died! 

79. And he (Salih) turned away from them and said, "O my people... 
Indeed I have conveyed to you the message of my Rabb and advised you, 
but you do not like those who talk in your favor." 

80. And remember when Lot said to his people, "Do you commit 
immoralities that no one before you in the world committed?" 

81. "You leave women and sleep with men! No, you are a transgressing 
people!" 

82. The answer of his people was only, "Evict them from your city... For 
they are men who are purified (from such things)." 

83. So We saved him and his people... except his wife! She stayed behind 
and was of those who were caved-in! 

84. We rained down upon them suffering (a volcanic eruption according to 
narration)! Have a look and see how these criminals ended up! 

85. And We sent (disclosed) their brother Shuayb to Madyan. (He said): "O 
my people, serve Allah; you do not have a deity besides Allah... Clear 
evidence has come to you from your Rabb... So fulfill the measure and 
weight properly... Do not deprive people of their due... Do not cause 
corruption on the earth after its reformation... This is better for you, if you 
are believers." 

86. "Do not intercept the path of people by threatening and preventing the 
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think, you were few, He made you many... Have a look and see the end of 
the corrupters!" 

87. "And if among you there is a group who believes in the reality I have 
brought and a group who does not believe, then be patient until Allah 
judges between us... He is the best of judges." 

88. The leaders among the people (of Shuayb) who were arrogant said, "O 
Shuayb! Surely we will evict you and those who are with you from our city, 
or you must turn to the religion of our fathers"... (Shuayb said) "Even if we 
are unwilling?" 

89. "We would surely have invented a lie against Allah if we turned to your 
ancestral religion after Allah has saved us from that baseless religious 
view... It is not possible for us to turn to it! Unless our Rabb, Allah so 
wills... Our Rabb has encompassed all things with His knowledge... We 
have placed our trust in Allah (we believe the Name Wakil in our essence will 
fulfill its function) Our Rabb, join us and our people upon the Truth... You 
are the best conqueror!" 

90. The leaders among his people who denied the knowledge of the reality 
said, "If you follow Shuayb, you will surely be among the losers." 

91. So the severe quake seized them... They were left fallen upon their 
knees in their homes. 

92. Those who denied Shuayb were (perished) as though they had never 
resided there... Those who denied Shuayb became the losers. 

93. (Upon this, Shuayb) turned away from them and said, "O my people! 
Indeed, I had conveyed the message of my Rabb to you... I had advised 
you... But how can I grieve for people who deny the knowledge of the 
reality?" 

94. And to whichever community We have revealed a Nabi We have surely 
seized its people with hardship and ailment (to rid them of their 
egocentricity) so they might turn (to their essential reality) with sincerity and 
humbleness. 

95. Then We exchanged their hardship with good... When they reached 
comfort (of possessions and offspring) and prospered, they said, "Our 
fathers were also touched by hardship and ease (so there is no lesson in this 
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96. If the people of those cities had believed and protected themselves, We 
would surely have opened blessings upon them from the heaven and the 
earth... But they denied! So We seized them with what they earned with 
their deeds! 

97. Did the people of those cities feel secure from Our wrath coming to 
them one night while they were asleep? 

98. Or did the people of those cities feel secure from Our wrath coming to 
them in the morning while they were at play? 

99. (Or) were they secure from the plan of Allah (that Allah will make them 
live the consequences of their deeds without them even realizing, and hence, 
thinking there is no consequence, they will continue to engage in their activities 
and sink further in failure)! None can feel secure from the plan of Allah but 
the people who are in loss. 

100. Have they, the inheritors of those who were destroyed, have (still) not 
realized the truth that if We will We could afflict them with calamities and 
lock their hearts (consciousness) so they will not be able to perceive! 

101. So We successively relate to you the news of the dwellers of those 
places... Indeed, the Rasuls had surely come as clear proofs... (But) they 
did not believe (in light of the letter B) in what they previously denied 
(religion)... Thus Allah seals the hearts (locks the consciousness) of those 
who deny the knowledge of the reality. 

102. And We did not find most of them devoted to their promise... We 
found the majority of them disobedient to the Truth. 

103. Then, after them, We disclosed Moses with Our proofs (manifestations 
of Names) to the Pharaoh and the leaders around him... But they did 
wrong (by not heeding the signs)... Look and see the end of the corrupters! 

104. Moses said, "O Pharaoh! Indeed, I am a Rasul from the Rabb of the 
worlds." 

105. "I am truly obligated to not speak about Allah except what is based 
on the Truth... I have indeed come to you as a clear sign from your Rabb... 
So, send the Children of Israel with me!" 

106. (The Pharaoh said): "If you have come with a miracle, then bring it 
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107. (Upon this) Moses released his staff, and suddenly the staff appeared 
as a serpent! 

108. And (Moses) drew out his hand, and suddenly (his hand) appeared as a 
bright white light! 

109. The eminent ones (priests) among the people of Pharaoh said, 
"Indeed, this is a learned magician"... 

110. "He wants to expel you from your land (status)"... (The Pharaoh asked) 
"What do you advise?" 

111. They said, "Restrain him and his brother... Send heralds to the cities." 

112. "Let them bring to you every learned magician." 

113. And the magicians came to Pharaoh... They said, "If we prevail, there 
will indeed be a prize for us, will there not?" 

114. (The Pharaoh said) "Yes"... "Indeed, you are going to be of the close 
ones to me." 

115. (The magicians said) "O Moses... First you throw, then we will throw." 

116. (Moses said) "You throw"... When they (the magicians) threw, they 
bewitched the eyes of the people and struck terror into them! They 
performed a great magic. 

117. And We inspired to Moses, "Throw your staff... And alas, it devoured 
their make-believe falsehood! 

118. Thus the Truth was established and what they were doing was 
abolished. 

119. They were overcome... They were debased! 

120. The magicians fell down as though in prostration! 

121. They said, "We have believed in the Rabb of the worlds..." 

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123. Pharaoh said, "Have you believed in Him without my permission? 
Surely this is a plot, which you devised and conspired, to drive the people 
out of the city... But you will soon see (the punishment)" 

124. "I will indeed cut your hands and feet on alternate sides and then 
crucify you all." 

125. (The magicians who had believed said) "Indeed, we will return to our 
Rabb." 

126. "You are avenging us because we believed in the existence of our 
Rabb in His miracles (manifestations of His Names)... Our Rabb, give us the 
strength to persevere and let us die as those who have submitted to You." 

127. The leaders among the people of Pharaoh said, "Will you leave Moses 
and his people so they cause corruption on the earth and abandon you and 
your gods?" (Pharaoh said) "We will kill their sons and keep their women 
alive... A devastating power we have over them." 

128. Moses said to his people, "Seek help from Allah (the continual 
manifestation of the Names of Allah from your essence due to His Uluhiyyah; 
from the forces of the Names comprising your being) and have patience... 
Indeed, the earth belongs to Allah... He renders inheritors whom He wills 
among His servants... The future is for the protected ones! 

129. (The people of Moses said) "We have been tortured before you came to 
us and after you have come to us"... (Moses said) "Perhaps your Rabb will 
destroy your enemy and appoint you vicegerents on earth (in their stead) 
and see how you will do." 

130. We have certainly seized the people of Pharaoh with years of famine 
and deficiency in produce that perhaps they would reflect on its reason. 

131. But when a good came to them they said, "This is our earning"... And 
when a bad came to them they saw it as an ill omen of Moses and those 
with him... Be careful, what they take as an ill omen is with Allah alone... 
But most of them cannot comprehend this! 

132. And they said, "No matter what miracle you bring to bewitch us, we 
will not believe in you!" 

133. So We sent upon them floods, locusts, lice, frogs and blood, as 
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134. When suffering befell them, they said, "O Moses! Keep your word and 
pray to your Rabb... If you remove this suffering from us we will surely 
believe in you and we will send the Children of Israel with you." 

135. But when We remove the suffering from them, until the specified 
term We have given them comes to an end, they will break their word at 
once! 

136. Hence We have vehemently made them live the consequences of their 
deeds, and We drowned them in the sea for denying Our miracles and 
signs and for being heedless of them! 

137. The people who had been scorned and oppressed, We made them the 
inheritors of the land, which We blessed with abundance, in the east and 
the west... The good word of your Rabb was fulfilled for the Children of 
Israel because of their patience. And We destroyed the things Pharaoh 
and his people were producing and what they were building! 

138. We took the Children of Israel across the sea... They came upon a 
community of people who were worshipping their idols. They said, "O 
Moses... Make a god for us just like the gods they have" (Moses said) 
"Indeed, you are so ignorant!" 

139. "Surely their faith and application will bring about destruction! What 
they are engaging in is worthless /vain." 

140. "When he has chosen you (by informing you of the reality of vicegerency) 
over the worlds (mankind), shall I assume a god for you besides Allah?" 

141. And (remember) We had saved you from the dynasty of the Pharaoh... 
(Remember how) they were afflicting you with the worst torment; they were 
killing your sons and keeping your women alive... And in that there was a 
great trial for you from your Rabb. 

142. We pledged thirty nights to Moses... Then We added ten to it; thus 
the time appointed by his Rabb was completed to forty nights... Moses 
said to his brother Aaron, "Take my place among my people, reform, and 
do not follow those who want to incite provocation!" 

143. When the period We appointed was complete, and his Rabb called 
out to him, (Moses) said to his Rabb, "My Rabb, show me Yourself, let me 
look at You!"... (His Rabb said) "Never can 'you' (with your illusory self — 
ego) see (comprehend) 'Me'... (Absolute Reality, Absolute T)... But look at the 
mountain (ego)... If the mountain remains in place after I reflect Myself, 
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He destroyed it... and Moses fell unconscious (freed from his self, I'ness, 
ego)! When he woke up, he said, "Subhan, You are (I exalt you)! I have 
repented to You... I am the first of the believers." 

144. He said, "O Moses! Indeed, I have chosen you over the people with 
My messages and My words... So, take what I have given you and be 
among the grateful (those who benefit)!" 

145. We wrote in detail for Moses on the tablets, about the things from 
which they should refrain, and the things they require for life... "Hold 
these firmly and order your people to properly apply and preserve them... I 
will show you the home of those who are disobedient (to these 

commands)." 

146. I will hold away from my miraculous forces those who are arrogant on 
the earth without right, for whatever miracle they see, they will not believe! 
If they see the way of consciousness, they will not adopt it as a way... If 
they see the way of corruption, they will adopt it as a way... This is 
because they have denied Our signs (of the reality) and were heedless of 
them. 

147. Those who have denied our signs (of the reality) and the meeting of 
the eternal life to come, their deeds have become vain... Are they not living 
solely the results of what they used to do? 

148. And the people of Moses made, after him (after his departure to Mount 
Sinai) a bellowing calf, from their valuable ornaments... Did they not 
realize that the calf was neither able to talk to them, nor guide them to a 
path? They took it (as a deity) and became of the wrongdoers (they wronged 
themselves)! 

149. When they thought about (what they were doing) and realized they had 
gone astray from the reality, they felt regret and said, "If our Rabb does 
not bestow His grace upon us and forgive us, surely we will be among the 
losers." 

150. When Moses came back to his people, angry and grieved, he said, 
"What wretched things you did behind my back! Could you not have 
waited for the command of your Rabb?" Then he put down the tablets and 
held his brother by his head and pulled him toward himself... (Aaron said) 
"O son of my mother! Indeed, the people reckoned me weak and 
powerless and were nearly going to kill me... So, do not let the enemy 
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151. (Moses said) "My Rabb... Forgive me and my brother and include us 
into Your grace... You are the most Rahim of the Rahim (the One who 
manifests the infinite qualities of Your Names with Your grace)." 

152. Indeed, those who took the calf (as god) will receive the wrath of their 
Rabb and debasement in the worldly life... Thus We recompense the 
slanderers. 

153. But there are some who became regretful after their misdeeds and 
repented, and they believed... Indeed, your Rabb, thereafter, is the Ghafur, 
the Rahim . 

154. When Moses' anger subsided he took the tablets... In that inscribed 
text, there is guidance (comprehension of the reality) and grace from their 
Rabb, for those who fear. 

155. Moses chose seventy men among his people to go to the appointed 
place to repent... When a severe earthquake seized them, (Moses) said, 
"My Rabb... Had You willed, You could have destroyed both them and I 
(for covering the reality) before! Will You destroy us now for the actions of 
the foolish (limited in intellect) among us? This is only your provocation 
(trial) with which You lead astray whom You will and guide whom You 
will... You are our Waliyy (guardian). Forgive us and bestow Your grace 
upon us... You are the best of forgivers." 

156. "And decree good things for us both in this world and the eternal life 
to come... Indeed, we have turned to You"... He said, "I afflict whom I 
will with My wrath... My grace encompasses all things! I will decree it for 
those who protect themselves, who give alms, and who believe in the 
reality, in Our signs." 

157. Those who follow the Rasul, the Ummi (unlettered) Nabi (whose 
natural disposition has not been corrupted and original purity is preserved) who 
has been stated in the Torah and the Gospel in their hands... He orders 
what is favorable (positive) according to Allah and forbids what is 
unfavorable (negative) he makes the clean things lawful and prohibits the 
filthy and ugly things, he relieves them of the heavy burdens on their 
backs and unshackles them from their chains (the ties preventing them from 
turning to Allah)... Those who believe in him, respect (support) him, help 
him and follow the Nur (Quran) that has been revealed to him, they are the 
ones who will attain liberation! 

158. Say, "O people... I am indeed a Rasul of Allah who has come to you 
all... To HU belongs the sovereignty of the heavens and the earth! There is 
no god (deity) only HU! He gives life and causes death! So believe in Allah, 
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Ummi (unlettered) Nabi, who believes in Allah, the essence of his self, and 
what He disclosed... Follow him so that you may be lead to the reality." 

159. There is a group among the people of Moses who informs the reality 
based on the Truth, and as the requirement of living the reality, performs 
all things duly and justly! 

160. We have divided them into twelve communities... And We inspired 
Moses, when his people asked for water from him, "Strike the stone with 
your staff (by integrating the staff with the forces within your essence)"... and 
there gushed forth twelve springs... Every group of people knew their way 
(their drinking place). And We shaded them with clouds and disclosed for 
them manna (power) and quails... (We said) "Eat from the clean and pure 
things with which We have provided you"... They did not do wrong to Us, 
but they wronged their own selves. 

161. And (mention) when it was said to them, "Dwell in this city and eat 
from it wherever you will... Say, 'Forgive us' and enter through its gate by 
experiencing the meaning of prostration, so that We may forgive your 
mistakes... We will increase it even more for the doers of good." 

162. Those among them who did wrong in deed, changed the words to a 
statement other than that which was said to them... This is why We sent 
down suffering from the sky as the consequence of their wrongdoing. 

163. Ask them about the town by the sea!... How they had transgressed on 
Sabbath (by going fishing on a Saturday)... Because the fish increased in 
number and revealed themselves on Sabbath but disappeared on other 
days! We tried them like this because they were given to transgression. 

164. And when a community among them said, "Why do you give advice 
to people who Allah will destroy or punish with a severe suffering?"... 
They said, "To be absolved from our responsibility in the sight of our 
Rabb; and so that perhaps they may protect themselves." 

165. When they forgot the advice given to them, We saved those who tried 
to prevent wrongdoing, and seized the wrongdoers with a wretched 
suffering, because of the mistaken deeds they were doing. 

166. And when they became arrogant and transgressed that which was 
forbidden, We said to them, "Become despised apes (creatures who live in 
imitation of one another, who cannot use their intellect)." 

167. And your Rabb has declared, He will certainly manifest those who 
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your Rabb is Sari'ul Iqab (instantly forms the consequences of misdeeds)... 
Indeed, He is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

168. We have divided them into factions on the earth... There are some 
among them who are righteous (those who live according to the requirements 
of having faith in the reality)... And there are some among them who are of 
an inferior level... We have tried them with good and bad that perhaps 
they will turn to the reality. 

169. And following them were new generations who inherited the 
knowledge of the reality... They were living to attain the wealth of this 
base worldly life and were claiming, "We will be forgiven anyhow." If they 
were offered an equal amount of worldly goods, they would have taken 
that too... Was a covenant not taken from them that they would not say 
things about Allah not based on the Truth? Did they not take a lesson 
from it and study what is in it? The eternal life to come is better for the 
protected ones... Will you not use your reason? 

170. As for those who adhere to the knowledge of the reality (Book) and 
perform salat (prayer; experience their essence), indeed, We will not leave 
those who are reformed and those who reform without a reward. 

171. And (mention) when We had raised the mountain above them as if it 
was a canopy, and they thought it was going to fall upon them and destroy 
them... "Hold firmly what We have given you, reflect upon what is therein 
and remember it so that you may be protected." 

172. And (mention) when your Rabb took from the children of Adam, from 
their loins (semen, genes), their descendants and made them testify to their 
own selves, asking them, "Am I not your Rabb?" and they said, "Yes, 
indeed we bear witness!" (Of this we remind you) - lest you say on the day 
of Resurrection, "We were cocooned (unaware of this knowledge) of this" 
(This refers to man being created upon the natural disposition of Islam) . 

173. And so that you don't say, "Our fathers lived only as dualists, and we 
are their descendants (the continuation of their genetic coding) so will You 
destroy us because of our fathers' denial of the Truth?" (i.e. This is an 
invalid excuse as everyone is created upon the natural disposition of Islam, but 
their understanding of religion derives from the environmental conditionings 
they receive). 

174. Thus We explain in detail the proofs - signs - that perhaps they will 
return (to their essential reality). 

175. Give them the news of the man to whom We have given Our signs, yet 
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pursued a life based on ego-identity)... (Then) Satan (accepting one's self as only 
the body) made him a follower (of this belief, until finally) he became of the 
astray ones. 

176. Had We willed, We would have elevated him with these signs... But 
(instead) he settled on earth (bodily life) and followed his baseless impulses! 
So, his example is like that of a dog: if you chase him he pants, if you 
leave him he pants... This is what the people who deny Our signs look 
like! Relate this to them, perhaps they will contemplate upon it. 

177. How wretched is the state of people who deny Our signs 
(manifestations of Names) and (hence) do wrong to their selves! 

178. Whoever is enabled by Allah to observe his innermost essential self, 
he is the one who reaches the reality! And whoever Allah leads astray, 
indeed they are the ones who are in loss. 

179. Indeed, We have created and increased in number the majority of the 
jinn and mankind for the life of hell! They have hearts (consciousness) with 
which they cannot understand (the reality), they have eyes with which they 
cannot evaluate what they see, they have ears with which they cannot 
understand what they hear! They are like cattle (an'am), nay, they are even 
less conscious of the right way: it is they who are the truly heedless (living 
in their cocoons)! 

180. And to Allah belongs the most beautiful Names (the qualities denoted 
by those Names reference the One and the Absolutely Self-sufficient Allah, 
hence these Names and their meanings belong to Him alone and cannot be 
defined by human concepts. As noted in 23:91 "Exalted (Subhan) is Allah 
beyond what they attribute to Him"), so turn to Him through the meanings 
of His Names. And leave the company of those who practice deviation (fall 
into duality) concerning His Names. They will be recompensed for what 
they have been doing. 

181. And among those We created there is (such) a community, they guide 
to the reality by the Truth, and they give everything its due right! 

182. We will progressively lead those who deny Our signs (pertaining to the 
reality) to destruction from where they do not know (through a scheme). 

183. And I will give them time to do what they want... Indeed, My fine 
plan is firm. 

184. Did they not give thought? There is no madness (mindlessness) in their 
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185. Did they not look into the angelic realms (forces) of the heavens and 
the earth, to anything Allah has created, and that perhaps their appointed 
time (death) has neared? So, (if they do not take heed of this) what statement 
will they believe in? 

186. Whoever Allah leads astray, there is no guide for him... He will leave 
them in their transgression, wandering blindly. 

187. They ask you, "When will that hour arrive?"... Say, "Its knowledge is 
only with my Rabb... HU is the One who will reveal it when it is time! 

(Concepts such as time, place, object, and person cannot be conceived in regards 
to that reflection)... It weighs heavy on the heavens and the earth... It will 
come to you unexpectedly." They ask you as if you know it (through 
experience)... Say, "Its knowledge is with Allah alone... But the majority of 
the people do not know." 

188. Say, "I cannot form any benefit or any harm for myself, other than 
what Allah wills... If I had known (the absolute) unknown, surely I would 
have multiplied all good and no harm would have touched me... I am 
merely a warner and a bringer of glad tidings for a people who believe." 

189. HU created you from ONE single soul - I'ness (in the macro plan this 
is known as the Reality of Muhammad and the First Intellect, in the micro plan it 
is known as the human consciousness and the Grand Intellect) and from it, 
formed his partner (at the macro plan: the universe; at the micro plan: the 
brain) so that you dwell with her... And when he covered her (his partner) 
she loaded a light burden and carried it... When it got heavy, they both 
prayed to Allah, "Indeed, if You give us a righteous (child) we will surely 
be among the evaluators." (This verse can be understood both in terms of the 
formation of the worlds and the formation of humans). 

190. But when He gave them a righteous (child) they associated partners 
with Him concerning what He gave them... Exalted is Allah above what 
they associate with Him. 

191. Are they associating those who do not create anything when they 
themselves are created? (There is a reference in these two verses to the 
tendency of mankind to conceive natural events and creatures as deities/gods 
besides Allah.) 

192. (The deities they associate with Allah) have neither the power to help 
them, nor themselves! 

193. If you invite them to guidance (the realization of one's essential reality) 
they will not follow you... Whether you invite them or remain silent, it is all 
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194. Those to which you turn besides Allah are merely servants like 
yourselves! If you are persistent (in your belief) call them and let them 
respond to you! 

195. Do they have feet with which they walk, hands with which they hold, 
eyes with which they see, or ears with which they hear? Say, "Call your 
partners (that you associate with Allah) and conspire against me and give me 
no respite!" 

196. Indeed, my Waliyy (guardian) is Allah, the One who has revealed the 
knowledge (Book) of the reality! He befriends the doers of good. 

197. Those to whom you call upon (for help) besides Him, have neither the 
power to help you nor can they help themselves. 

198. If you call them for guidance they will not hear... You will think they 
are looking at you but they will not see! 

199. Be forgiving, judge with positive and useful things, and turn away 
from the ignorant! 

200. If an impulse comes to you from Satan (if you are tempted towards 
bodily desires and curtained from your reality) immediately seek refuge in 
Allah (the forces of the Names comprising your essential reality)... For He is 
the Sami, the Aleem . 

201. As for those who are protected, when an impulse touches them from 
Satan (those who confine their existence to their body alone) they think about 
and remember (their essential reality)... They evaluate with insight. 

202. But their (devils') brothers drag them to emotionality and extremity... 
And they will not let them be! 

203. When you do not relate a verse to them, they say, "You should have 
made one up!" Say, "I follow only what is revealed to me from my Rabb... 
This (Quran) is an insight from your Rabb (enabling you to realize and 
comprehend), it is a guide (to the reality) and grace for a people who believe 

(it elevates and matures them)." 

204. When the Quran is recited, listen to it and be silent so that you may 
receive grace. 

205. Remember and contemplate in depth your Rabb in your self, by 
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way, without raising your voice, in the morning and evening! Do not be of 
the heedless! 

206. Indeed, those who are with your Rabb never show arrogance and 
refrain from servitude... They continue their existence through Him 

(tasbih) and prostrate to Him (by feeling their nothingness in the sight of His 
Might). (This is a verse of prostration.) 



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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. They ask you about the distribution of the spoils of war... Say, "The 
spoils of war are for Allah and His Rasul... Protect yourselves from Allah 

(from the consequences of not living your essential reality) and amend the 
relation (brotherhood based on faith) between you (by observing each other's 
essential reality). If you are true believers, follow Allah and His Rasul (for 
your essential reality and the articulator of that reality wants you to experience 
your essential reality). 

2. The believers (who are certain in their faith) are those who, when they 
mention and think of Allah, their consciousness shivers (they feel their 
impotence in respect of His might) and when His signs are recited to them, 
it increases their faith (to the extent they are able to contemplate)... They trust 

(submit to) their Rabb (they believe the Name Wakil in their essence will fulfill 
its function). 

3. They are the ones who establish salat (through introspectively turning 
toward Allah, they realize all things are subject to His command and 
experientially acknowledge there is nothing in existence other than the Names of 
Allah, thereby manifesting the reality "Allah is pre and post eternal — the Baqi ") 
and they spend from what We have provided them (material provision or 
spiritual provision yielded as a result of experiencing the essence of salat). 

4. They are the true believers (whose faith is founded on enquiry and 
verification)... They have degrees (formed by the stations of the Names 
comprising their essence) and forgiveness (formed by the knowledge — the 
forces of Names — that covers [dissolves] the ego-self) and generous provision 
(both material and spiritual) . 

5. Just as when your Rabb had taken you out of your home by making you 
experience the reality (i.e. this decision was not made as a result of your 
emotions, but rather based on the wisdom of your Rabb) some of the true 
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6. Even though the Truth had become clearly apparent, they were not 
accepting it... As if they were deliberately going toward death. 

7. Remember when Allah promised you that one of the two groups (the 
Quraishi army or the caravan) will be yours... You wanted the unarmed 

group (the caravan) to be yours (you were interested in short-term gain, the one 
with an easy return, whereas this was going to give you harm in the long-run)... 
But Allah willed to establish the Truth with His warnings and eliminate 
the deniers of the reality. 

8. (He wanted) to establish the Truth and invalidate that which is vain and 
baseless... even if those who commit crime against Allah dislikes it! 

9. Remember when you asked for help from your Rabb and He answered 
you, "Indeed I will reinforce you with a thousand angels in succession." 

10. Allah did this only as good tidings and so your hearts would be assured 
by it... Help and victory is only from Allah... Indeed, Allah is the Aziz , the 
Hakim . 

11. Remember when He formed a state of tranquility and security from 
Him, and sent down water from the sky (water symbolizes knowledge, the 
state of certainty and the actualization of Allah's will) to purify you (from ego- 
based emotions) and to rid you of the filth of Satan (fear and doubt) and to 
strengthen the observation of the Truth in your consciousness and secure 
your feet (with this knowledge). (This verse is an example of the 
symbolic/ allegoric expression in the Quran. For, 'rain', when taken literally, 
cannot secure one's feet or cleanse one from satanic impulses. This is an example 
of how such verses should be construed and evaluated.) 

12. Remember when your Rabb had revealed to the angels, "Indeed I am 
with you (since Allah cannot be literally next to the angels, this verse is 
referencing what is known in Sufism as 'Unity of Existence', thus, the angels are 
consciously aware that the power inherent within them is none other than the 
power of Allah)... Secure the believers... I will cast fear into the hearts of the 
deniers... Strike them upon their necks (anchor the deniers upon their 
delusion) and strike all their fingers." 

13. This is because they opposed Allah and His Rasul, and separated and 
detached themselves from Allah and His Rasul... And whoever opposes 
Allah and His Rasul, indeed Allah is the Shadid al-Iqab (severe in enforcing 
the due consequence of an offence). 

14. Here it is (the results of your deeds), so taste it! And for the deniers of the 
knowledge of the reality, there is the suffering of the fire (the flames of 
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15. O believers... When you meet those who collectively deny the 
knowledge of the reality, do not turn your backs on them! 

16. And whoever turns his back to them, unless as a strategy or to join 
another troop (of believers), will indeed return with the wrath of Allah... His 
abode will be fire (suffering)! And what a wretched destination that is! 

17. And you did not kill them, but it was Allah who killed them! And you 
threw not (the arrow) when you (illusory self; ego) threw, but it was Allah 
who threw! In order to make the believers experience a good from Himself 
(His grace)! Indeed, Allah is the Sami . the Aleem . 

18. Thus it is (you have lived and seen it)! Indeed, Allah will weaken the plot 
of those who refuse to experience the knowledge of the reality! 

19. If you want conquest (victory), conquest has come to you (at Badr)... If 
you stop (resisting the Rasul of Allah) it is better for you... But if you return 
(to duality) We will return too! (In this case) even if you are a large group, it 
will not benefit you... Allah is certainly with the believers (He is with those 
who acknowledge and experience the reality that the strength and power inherent 
within them belongs to Allah) . 

20. O believers... Obey Allah and His Rasul! Do not turn away from Him 
while you hear! 

21. Do not be like those who hear (but do not perceive) and say, "We have 
heard"! 

22. Indeed, the worst of living creatures in the sight of Allah are the deaf 
and dumb, who do not use their reason (who live in imitation). 

23. Had Allah known any good (ability to evaluate) in them, He would 
surely have made them hear... And if He had made them hear (under the 
circumstances of their current creational program) they would still have turned 
away! 

24. O believers, when you are invited to that which revives you (the 
knowledge of the reality) attend to the invitation of Allah and the Rasul. 
Know well that (if you do not attend to this invitation) Allah will intervene 
between the person's consciousness and his heart (Allah creates a barrier 
between his emotions and reason, abandoning him to an emotional state of 
existence that comprises his hell through the system of the brain) and prevent 
him. To Him you will be gathered (you will reside in a realm in which the 
Absolute Reality will become apparent; you will be evaluated by the qualities of 
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25. Protect yourselves from a calamity, which not only strikes the 
wrongdoers (but also the good among that community)... And know well that 
Allah is the Shadid al-Iqab (severe in enforcing the due consequence of an 
offence). 

26. Remember the days when you feared the people might harm you 
because you were few and weak... But He sheltered you, supported you 
with His aid, and provided clean blessings for you so that you would be 
grateful (evaluate and be thankful). 

27. O believers... Do not betray Allah and the Rasul... Do not betray (the 
knowledge and gnosis that has reached you through Nubuwwah and Risalah) 
while you know! 

28. Know well that your possessions and children are only a provocation 
(objects of trial) for you! As for Allah, the great reward is with Him. 

29. O believers... If you protect yourselves from Allah (not betray what has 
reached you with the Rasul and your natural covenant; the ability to live 
according to the Names comprising your essence) He will form for you furqan 
(the ability and knowledge to differentiate the right from the wrong), cover your 
misdeeds and forgive you... Allah is Dhul Fadhlil Azeem (the possessor of 
great bounty). 

30. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality were plotting against you 
to restrain you from your cause, or to kill you or to evict you (from your 
homeland). But they plan and Allah responds to their plan by making them 
live the consequences of their own plan (by turning their plot against them). 
And Allah is the best of planners! 

31. When Our signs are recited to them, they say, "Indeed we have heard... 
If we willed we could have said something like this... This is none other 
than legends from the past!" 

32. Remember when they said, "O Allah... If this the Truth from You, then 
rain down upon us stones from the sky! Or afflict us with a painful 
suffering." 

33. But Allah would not punish them while you are among them (for you 
have been disclosed as grace to the worlds)... And Allah would not afflict them 
while there are those who seek forgiveness. 

34. While they are prevented from (visiting the believers in) the al-Masjid al- 
Haram, why should Allah not punish them? (This verse does not contradict 
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while this verse is in reference to individual suffering...) And they are not its (al- 
Masjid al-Haram's) guardians... Its guardians are only those who protect 
themselves... But most of them do not know (what the al-Masjid al-Haram 
is). 

35. Their prayer (introspection) at the House (Baytullah) is none other than 
whistling and handclapping (externalized methods of worship taught by their 
forefathers)... So taste the suffering for denying the Truth! 

36. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality, give away their wealth in 
order to prevent (people) from the way of Allah! They will spend all of it! 
And then this spending will cause them heartache (painful regret)! Then 
they will be overcome! And (finally) in hell they, the deniers of the 
knowledge of the reality, will all be gathered. 

37. This is so that Allah separates the filthy from the clean, and fills hell 
with the filthy ones stacked on top of another... Indeed, they are the very 
losers. 

38. Tell those who deny the knowledge of the reality, if they abandon (their 
false beliefs) then their past mistakes will be forgiven! But if they return to 
their old beliefs, then remind them of what happened to the previous 
people! 

39. And fight them until oppression is lifted from the believers and the 
Religion (the knowledge of the reality and the system and order of Allah) 
becomes clearly apparent and acknowledged (but if they forcefully prevent 
you from this then fight them based on the Truth 'There is no compulsion in the 
matters of religion.'). If they abandon (oppression and prevention), certainly 
Allah is Basir over what they do. 

40. If they turn away, know well that Allah is your Protector... An excellent 
Protector (owner) and an excellent Helper (giver of victory He is)! 

41. If you have believed in Allah and the day of furqan (the day of those who 
separate and fight in the cause of either the truth or falsity) (that is) to that 
which We have revealed to Our servant (the reinforcement of the angels) on 
the day when the two groups met in opposition (the battle of Badr) then 
know that one fifth of what you obtain of spoils is for Allah (to be spent in 
the way of Allah), the Rasul, his relatives, the orphans, the needy and the 
travelers who have been stranded in the way of Allah... Allah is Qadir over 
all things. 

42. (Remember) when you were on the nearest side and they were on the 
furthest side... And the caravan was lower than you... Had you made an 
appointment to meet them you could not have met them in as timely a 



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way! But Allah actualized a matter that was already decreed (there is no 
coincidence)! So that, both those who perished and those who lived would 
have lived its requirement, based on the clear verdict of the Truth! 
Certainly Allah is the Sami, the Aleem. 

43. Allah showed them to you in your sleep as few... If He had shown 
them to you as many, surely you would have been discouraged and 
disputed over it... But Allah emancipated you... Indeed He is Aleem of 
what is inside you ('your personal world created in your mind') as its very 
essence (with His Names). 

44. And remember when you met them in opposition He showed them to 
you as few and made you appear to them as few... Thus Allah 
accomplished a matter already destined! All things will eventually return 
to Allah. 

45. O believers! Stand firm (with your faith) when you encounter a group... 
And engage much in the dhikr (contemplation and remembrance of the forces 
of the Names comprising your essence) of Allah so you can overcome 
difficulties and attain salvation. 

46. Obey Allah and His Rasul, and do not dispute with each other or you 
will lose courage and your wind (strength) will depart... Be patient... 
Indeed, Allah is with those who are patient through the quality of the 
Name Sabur . 

47. Do not be like those who leave their homes insolently and to be seen 
by others and prevent people from the way of Allah! Allah is 
encompassing of what they do! 

48. Satan made their deeds appear alluring to them and said, "No one can 
overcome you today! Indeed, I am with you"... But when the two armies 
sighted each other he turned on his heels and said, "Indeed I am not with 
you! Indeed, I see what you do not see... And indeed, I fear Allah... Allah 
is Shadid al-Iqab (severe in enforcing the due consequence of an offence)." 

49. Remember when the hypocrites and those who were devoid of healthy 
thought due to the doubt in their hearts said, "Their religion has deluded 
them"... But whoever places their trust in Allah (i.e. prevents the interference 
of their emotions and submits to the autopilot inherent within their creational 
program, that is, believes that the Names comprising their essence will fulfill 
their functions) indeed Allah is the Aziz, the Hakim. 

50. And if you could but see when the angels take the deniers of the reality 
at death, striking their faces and their backs, saying, "Taste the scorching 
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51. "This is the return of your deeds! And Allah does not do wrong to his 
servants!" 

52. Theirs is like the dynasty of the Pharaoh and of those before them... 
They denied the existence of Allah in His signs (the manifestations of His 
Names) so Allah seized them upon their error... Indeed, Allah is the 
Qawwi . and the Shadid al-Iqab (severe in enforcing the due consequence of 
an offence) . 

53. Thus it is... Allah would not change His blessing upon a people (from 
their essence) until they change what is within themselves! Allah is the 
Sami, the Aleem. 

54. Just like the state of the dynasty of Pharaoh and those before them! 
They denied the existence of their Rabb in His signs (qualities pertaining to 
their Rabb) so We destroyed them for their mistakes and drowned the 
people of Pharaoh! They were all wrongdoers. 

55. The worst of living creatures in the sight of Allah are those who deny 
the knowledge of the reality! They will not believe! 

56. They are those with whom you made a treaty (the Jewish tribes in the 
vicinity of Medina Munawara)... But they break their pledge every time... 
They do not protect themselves (they do not beware Allah). 

57. If you catch them in war, disperse them and those behind them that 
perhaps they will take a lesson. 

58. If you fear betrayal from a people, let them know in advance that you 
invalidate the treaty! Indeed, Allah does not like the traitors. 

59. Let not those who deny the knowledge of the reality think they can 
save themselves by escaping... Certainly, they cannot render Allah 
powerless from doing what He wills! 

60. Gather your power against them as much as you are able to and 
prepare steeds (of war) with which you may terrify the enemy of Allah, 
your enemy, and others whom you do not know, but Allah knows... 
Whatever you spend in the way of Allah, its reward will be paid back to 
you in full, and never will you be wronged! 

61. If they incline towards peace, then incline also (to make peace)! Rely 
upon Allah (hold Allah as your representative, trust that the Name Wakil in your 
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62. If they want to deceive you, then sufficient for you is Allah! It is He 
who supported you with His help and with the believers. 

63. He has joined the hearts (of the believers) as a single heart through the 
love of sharing! If you had spent everything on the face of the earth you 
could not have brought their hearts together... But Allah brought them 
together (through intrinsic attraction of similar frequencies). Indeed He is al- 
Aziz, al-Hakim. 

64. O Nabi! Sufficient is Allah for you and those who follow you from 
among the believers. 

65. O Nabi! Encourage the believers for battle! If there are among you 
twenty (people) who endure, they will overcome two hundred. And if there 
among you one hundred who endure, they will overcome one thousand of 
those who deny the knowledge of the reality... They are a people with no 
understanding! 

66. Allah has now lightened your burden, for He knows you have 
weakness... So, if there are one hundred among you who endure, they will 
overcome two hundred... If there are one thousand among you, they will, 
with the permission of Allah (B-izni-Allah), overcome two thousand... Allah 
is with those who are steadfast (patient). 

67. It is not for a Nabi to have captives (without war) until he is dominant 
in the land... You desire the goods of the world (by wishing to capture rather 
than to slay your opponent), but Allah desires (for you) the eternal life to 
come... Allah is the Aziz, the Hakim. 

68. Had it not been for a previous decree of Allah regarding this matter, 
you would surely have suffered on account of the ransom you took. 

69. So, consume the lawful and the clean among what you took of spoils... 
And protect yourselves from Allah. Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur, the 
Rahim . 

70. O Nabi! Tell the captives in your hands, "If Allah knows good (faith) is 
in your heart, then He will give you something better than what has been 
taken from you, and He will forgive you! Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim." 

71. If they intend to betray you, surely they have already betrayed Allah 
before, and He empowered you against them! Allah is the Aleem, the 
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72. Indeed, those who have believed, and migrated (for this cause), and 
fought in the way of Allah with their possessions and their lives, and 
sheltered the immigrants and helped them, they are the ones who are 
allies of one another... But as for those who believed but did not migrate, 
you are not responsible for them until they migrate! If they ask for your 
help in religion, then it is your debt (duty) to help them, unless it is against 
a people with whom you have a treaty... Allah is Basir of what you do 
(based on the secret of the letter B). 

73. And those who deny the knowledge of the reality are the protectors of 
one another (they support each other)! If you do not do this also (aid and 
support each other) then you will be subject to provocation and 
degeneration on the earth. 

74. Those who have believed, fought in the way of Allah and sheltered (the 
immigrants) and aided them, they are the believers who live their faith duly! 
For them, there is forgiveness and abundance of provision. 

75. And those who have believed later, and migrated and fought together 
with you, they are also with you! Those who are related (by blood) are 
nearer to one another (they protect and take responsibility for eachother) in 
the Book of Allah Indeed, Allah is Aleem over all things (as the essence of 
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1. An ultimatum this is, from Allah and His Rasul, to the dualists with 
whom you made a treaty! 

2. Travel upon the earth for four months... But know well that you can 
never render Allah powerless... Indeed, Allah will (eventually) disgrace 
those who deny the knowledge of the reality. 

3. A call (adhan) from Allah and His Rasul to the people on the day of the 
Great Pilgrimage, that Allah and His Rasul are free from the dualists! If 
you repent, it is better for you... But if you turn away, know well that you 
cannot render Allah impotent... Give the tidings of a painful end to the 
deniers of the reality. 

4. Except those, among the dualists with whom you made a treaty, who 
did not let you down (who honored the treaty) and who did not support 
anyone against you... Fulfill your word to them until the end of the term 
(of the treaty). Indeed, Allah loves those who protect themselves. 

5. When the sacred months are over, kill the dualists (who break the treaty 
and attack you) wherever you find them. Take them captive and besiege 
them and watch for them, taking control of all the gateways and passages! 
If they repent and establish salat and give alms then clear their way... 
Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur , the Rahim . 

6. If one of the dualists surrenders and seeks your protection, then take 
him into your protection so (he may be closer to you and) he may hear the 
word of Allah, then deliver him to a place of safety... This is (what you must 
do) because they are a people who do not know (the reality). 

7. How can the dualists have a treaty in the sight of Allah and His Rasul, 
except those with whom you made a treaty at al-Masjid al-Haram? So long 
as they uphold their word toward you, be upright toward them... Indeed, 
Allah loves those who submit to His command and who protect 
themselves from His punishment. 

8. How (can there be a treaty with them)? If they gained dominance over you 
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satisfy you with their words, but refuse with their hearts! Most of them are 
corrupted in faith! 

9. They exchanged the signs of Allah for a small price (worldly pleasures) 
and prevented people from His way. How wretched is what they do! 

10. They observe neither treaty nor covenant where believers are 
concerned! They are the very transgressors! 

11. If they repent, establish salat, and give alms, they are your brothers in 
Religion... Thus We clarify Our signs for a people who know. 

12. But if they break their oath after pledging it and denigrate your 
Religion, then kill the leaders of unbelief (the coverers of the reality)... For 
they have no regard for their oaths... Perhaps they will desist. 

13. Will you not fight with those who have broken their oaths, banished 
the Rasul from his homeland and who are the first to attack you? Do you 
fear them? Surely Allah is more deserving of your fear and awe, if you are 
true believers. 

14. Fight them; (so that) Allah will punish them through your hands and 
will disgrace them, and give you victory over them and (thus) give healing 
to the people who believe. 

15. He will remove the rage from their hearts... Allah accepts the 
repentance of whom He wills... Allah is the Aleem . the Hakim . 

16. Or did you think that you will be left to yourselves without Allah 
making evident which of you have strived in the way of Allah and did not 
befriend (and confide in) anyone except Allah, His Rasul and the believers? 
Allah is Habir of all that you do (with the meaning of the Name Habir in your 
essence). 

17. It is not possible for the dualists, who are witnesses of their own denial, 
to maintain the places of prostration to Allah... All of their deeds have 
gone in vain... In fire (Naar; radiation) they will remain forever! 

18. The places of prostration to Allah can only be maintained (brought to a 
state of prostration to Allah) by those who believe in Allah — as comprising 
their essence with His Names — the eternal life to come, establish salat, 
give alms, and are in awe of Allah alone... It is expected that they will be 
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19. (O dualists) have you made the providing of water for the pilgrim and 
the maintenance of the al-Masjid al-Haram equal to the deeds of the one 
who believes in Allah, the essence of one's being with His Names, and the 
life to come and who strive in this cause? They cannot be equal in the 
sight of Allah! Allah does not guide a wrongdoing people. 

20. Those who believe, migrate and fight in the way of Allah with their 
possessions and their lives, are greater in the sight of Allah by degrees... 
They are the ones who attain liberation! 

21. Their Rabb gives them glad tidings from HU (their essence) of grace, 
pleasure, and Paradises that are permanent blessings (ranks) for them. 

22. They will reside therein eternally... The great reward is in the sight of 
Allah! 

23. O believers! Do not befriend your fathers and brothers if they prefer 
denial of the reality over belief... And whoever among you befriends them, 
they are the very wrongdoers. 

24. Say, "If your fathers, sons, brothers, partners, tribes, possessions that 
you have earned, businesses that concern you, and dwellings you favor are 
more pleasing to you than Allah, His Rasul and striving in His cause, then 
wait for the command of Allah to reveal itself... Allah does not guide 
corrupted people (those whose consciousness have been blinded to Truth and 
Religion)." 

25. Indeed, Allah has helped you on many battlegrounds and on the day of 
Hunayn... Remember how you were boasting about your great number, 
but it did not avail you in any way! And you felt confined (on the day of 
Hunayn) despite the vastness of the earth! And you turned your backs and 
left! 

26. Then Allah disclosed a sense of tranquility and security over the 
believers, and revealed armies (of angels) that you could not see... (Thus) 
He made the deniers of the reality suffer... This is the consequence for 
those who deny the reality! 

27. Then Allah will accept the repentance of whom He wills... Allah is the 
Ghafur, the Rahim. 

28. O believers! Verily the dualists (who claim the existence of their ego- 
identities alongside the Absolute Oneness) are contaminated (filth)! Let them 
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(know that) if Allah wills He will enrich you from His bounty... Indeed, 
Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

29. From those to whom the Knowledge (Book) has been given, fight those 
who do not believe in Allah and the life to come (beyond death), who do not 
consider unlawful what Allah and His Rasul have made forbidden, and 
who do not embrace the understanding of the Religion of Truth (the 

knowledge of the reality and sunnatullah) until they are humbled and give the 
jizyah (the cost of persisting on a false belief) willingly. 

30. The Jews said, "Ezra is the son of Allah"... And the Christians said, 
"The Messiah is the son of Allah"... They say this with their mouths! They 
imitate those who previously denied the knowledge of the reality... May 
Allah kill them! How they are deluded (from the Truth)! 

31. They took their rabbis and priests as Rabbs besides Allah... And the 
Messiah, the son of Mary! But they were ordered only to experience the 
awareness of their servitude to the One Uluhiyyah... La ilaha ilia HU — 
there is no god, only HU! Subhan He is from what they associate with 
Him! 

32. They want to extinguish the light (Nur) of Allah with their mouths... 
But Allah is pleased with none other than the completion of His Nur! 
Even if this does not please the deniers of the reality! 

33. HU has revealed His Rasul as the reality itself and with the Religion of 
Truth (the valid knowledge of the system; sunnatullah) to establish above all 
conceptions of religion... Even if the dualists dislike it! 

34. O believers! Indeed, many of the rabbis and clergy devour the wealth 
of people unjustly and prevent people from the way of Allah... As for those 
who hoard and hide gold and silver and not spend them in the way of 
Allah unrequitedly, give them the tidings of a painful suffering! 

35. The day when gold and silver are heated in the fire of hell and their 
foreheads, sides and back are seared with it (a complete state of suffering) it 
will be said to them, "This is what you hoarded for yourself, so taste (the 
consequences of) what you have hoarded!" 

36. Indeed, in the knowledge of Allah, the number of months in the period 
He created the heavens and the earth is twelve... Four of them are sacred 

(months): (Muharram, Rajab, Dhu al-Qaida and Dhu al-Hijja)... This is the 
(valid and constant) Religion... So, do not wrong yourselves during (these 
months)... Fight with the dualists just like they fight with you collectively... 
Know well that Allah is with those who are protected (a reference to the 
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37. Postponing the sacred months is only an increase in disbelief! Those 
who deny the knowledge of the reality are led astray by it... They make it 
lawful one year and unlawful another year in order to comply with (only) 
the figures of what Allah has made unlawful (and conceal the essence of the 
matter) and thus make lawful what Allah has made unlawful! (But its 
prohibition is in regards to Allah's command, not the qualities of the months)... 
Their misdeeds were made to seem alluring to them... Allah does not 
guide people who deny the knowledge of the reality. 

38. O believers... What is wrong with you that when you are told, "Go forth 
to battle in the way of Allah" you cling heavily to the earth! Do you prefer 
the worldly life over the eternal life to come? While the bounties of the 
worldly life are nothing compared to those of the life to come! 

39. If you do not go forth (to battle), He will punish you with a painful 
suffering and bring in your stead another people; you cannot harm Him at 
all... Allah is Qadir over all things. 

40. Indeed, Allah has aided him, even if you haven't! Remember when the 
deniers of the knowledge of the reality drove him out of his homeland, he 
was the second of the two (one of two people)! Remember they were in the 
cave (Rasulullah [saw] and Abu Bakr [ra])... Remember he said to his friend, 
"Do not grieve, certainly Allah is with us" (he was making a reference to the 
unity of existence)... Allah endowed tranquility upon him and supported 
him with armies you did not see... He made the word of those who deny 
the knowledge of the reality the lowest... It is the word of Allah that is 
highest! Allah is the Aziz , the Hakim. 

41. Go forth to fight, whether armed heavily or lightly... Strive in the way of 
Allah with your possessions and your lives... This is better for you, if only 
you knew. 

42. Had there been spoils or it been a moderate trip, they would have 
followed you. But it seemed difficult for them. (Despite this) they will swear 
by Allah, "If we were able, we would have gone with you"... They are 
destroying themselves... Allah knows that indeed they are liars. 

43. Allah has pardoned you (from living any discomfort due to this)! Why did 
you give them permission to remain (behind from the Battle of Tabuk) when 
you had not yet distinguished with certainty the truthful ones from the 
liars? 

44. Those who believe in Allah as comprising their essence with His 
Names and the eternal life to come, will not ask you permission (to remain 
behind) from striving with their possessions and lives... Allah knows (as 
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45. It is those who do not believe in Allah as comprising their essence with 
His Names and the eternal life to come, and whose consciousness is filled 
with doubt, who ask you for permission (to be excused from joining the 
battle with you)... In their doubts, they keep hesitating. 

46. If they had intended to go forth (to battle), surely they would have made 
some preparation for it. But Allah knew their participation was not 
required so He kept them back, and they were told, "Remain with those 
who remain." 

47. Had they gone to battle with you, they would not have been anything 
but a burden upon you. Surely they would have sought to cause 
provocation among you... There are among you some who listen to them. 
And Allah knows who the wrongdoers are (as their essential reality with His 
Names). 

48. Indeed, they had already sought provocation before, and had turned 
things upside down for you... Until the Truth came and Allah's command 
became manifest, though they did not like it. 

49. Some of them say, "Permit me, do not allow me to fall into 
provocation"... Be careful, they are already in the provocation! Indeed, 
Hell (the state of burning) encompasses the deniers of the knowledge of the 
reality (as their very essence with the Names)! 

50. If a good reaches you it distresses them... But if a disaster strikes you, 
they say, "Luckily we took our precaution beforehand" and turn away in 
joy. 

51. Say, "Nothing will befall us except what Allah has prescribed for us! 
HU is our protector! Let the believers place their trust in Allah alone 

(believe the Name Wakil in their essence will fulfill its function)." 

52. Say, "Are you watching us to see which of the two beautiful things 

(spoils — a quality attained at the end of a challenge — or martyrdom — one who 
abandons his body or both his body and his sense of identity and tastes death in 
this way) will befall us? We await that Allah will afflict you with suffering 
from Himself (from within you, illness etc.) or through our hands... So wait 
in hope (of whatever you wish to befall us) we are also of the waiters with 
you." 

53. Say, "Spend willingly or unwillingly in the way of Allah, it will never be 
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54. What prevents their charities (expenditures in the way of Allah) from 
being accepted is this: They became of the deniers of Allah, their essential 
reality with his Names, and His Rasul; they come to salat lazily and give 
charity unwillingly. 

55. So, let neither their wealth nor their offspring impress you... With it, 
Allah only intends to punish them in the worldly life (i.e. suffering that 
results from becoming captivated by worldly things and hence falling far from 
the reality of Allah) and for their lives to depart while they are in a state of 
denying the knowledge of the reality (by way of a scheme). 

56. They swear by Allah that they are certainly from among you! While 
they are not from among you! But they are people who are very afraid. 

57. If they could find a place of refuge, a cave, or any place to enter (to 
hide), in fear they would seek refuge in it; they are a confused people! 

58. And among them are some who criticize you concerning the help you 
give... If it were given to them, they would be pleased... But if the help is 
given to others they become furious. 

59. If only they had been satisfied with what Allah and His Rasul gave 
them and said, "Sufficient for us is Allah... Soon He will give to us from 
His bounty, His Rasul too... Indeed, we are of those who have turned to 
Allah." 

60. Charity is an obligation by Allah, only for the poor and the needy, and 
those employed to collect charity, and for the purpose of guiding toward 
Islam, and for the servants, the indebted, for spending in the way of Allah 
and for the travelers... Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

61. Some of them distress the Nabi (the Rasul of Allah) and say, "He 
believes in everything he hears (every revelation he receives)"... Say, "He 
lends his ears (to revelation) so that good can reach you! He believes in 
Allah, as comprising his essential reality with His Names, and the 
believers, and he is a grace to the believers among you"... As for those 
who harm the Rasul of Allah, there is a painful suffering for them. 

62. They swear by Allah, the One who comprises their essential reality, 
just to please you... If they were true believers (they would have known that) 
it is Allah and His Rasul, their essential reality, whose pleasure they 
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63. Do they still not know that whoever opposes Allah and His Rasul, for 
him there is hellfire, in which he will reside eternally? That is the great 
disgrace. 

64. The hypocrites fear the revelation of verses informing them of what is 
in their hearts! Say, "Mock as you wish! Indeed, Allah will expose that 
which you fear." 

65. If you ask them, they will certainly say, "We were merely conversing 
and enjoying ourselves!" Say, "Is it Allah, your essential reality, His signs, 
and His Rasul that you were mocking?" 

66. Make no excuse! You have denied the knowledge of the reality after 
believing! Even if We forgive some of you, We will subject those who are 
persistent in their error to suffering. 

67. The hypocrite men and hypocrite women are of one another... They 
order what is against the command of Allah and prevent what is right; 
they are stingy... They have forgotten Allah, so He has forgotten them! 
Indeed, the hypocrites are the very corrupted ones (in faith)! 

68. Allah has promised the fire of hell to the hypocrite men and women, 
and the deniers of the knowledge of the reality, to abide therein eternally... 
This is sufficient for them... Allah has cursed them (they are deprived of the 
Rahim quality in their Name composition). There is unceasing suffering for 
them. 

69. (Just) like those before you... They were stronger than you in power... 
They were more abundant than you in wealth and offspring... They 
benefited from their share of worldly bounties... Like those before you 
benefited from their share, you also benefited from your share, and you 
indulged as they had indulged! Their deeds have become vain both in this 
world and the one to come... They are the very losers. 

70. Has there not reached them the news of those before them, the people 
of Noah, Aad, Thamud, the people of Abraham, and the companions of 
Madyan and the people of Lot? Their Rasuls had come to them as clear 
signs! And it was not Allah who was doing wrong to them, but they were 
doing wrong to themselves. 

71. The believing men and women are guardians of one another... They 
enjoin what is right, as the requisite of the reality, and prevent each other 
from the wrong; they establish salat and give alms (zakah), and they obey 
Allah and His Rasul... They are the ones to whom Allah's grace will 
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72. Allah has promised the believing men and women Paradises 
underneath which rivers flow, in which they will abide eternally... And 
clean dwellings in Paradises of Eden, and the pleasure of Allah, which is 
the most magnificent (of all blessings)! This is the great bliss! 

73. O Nabi! Strive with those who deny the knowledge and the hypocrites, 
and do not show them any compromise! Their shelter is hell! How 
wretched a place of return! 

74. They swear by Allah, their essential reality with His Names, that they 
did not say it... But indeed they did say the word of disbelief; those who 
deny the knowledge of the reality after accepting Islam attempted a bad 
thing that they will never be able to attain! They tried to take revenge just 
because Allah and His Rasul enriched them from His bounty... If they 
repent it will be better for them... But if they turn away, Allah will punish 
them with a painful suffering, both in this world and the eternal life to 
come... They have neither a protector nor a helper on the earth. 

75. And among them are some who promised Allah, "If You give to us 
from Your bounty, we will surely give offerings and be among the 
righteous." 

76. But when He gave to them from His bounty, they were stingy with it 
and turned away from their promise. 

77. Because they failed to keep their promise and lied, (Allah) made them 
experience the hypocrisy in their consciousness, until the day they will 
meet (Him)! 

78. Did they (still) not understand that Allah knows in detail what is in 
their essence, and their whisperings, and what is unknown to them (as He 

creates and comprises their essential reality with His Names)! 

79. As for those who criticize the believers who voluntarily contribute 
more than they have to in charity, and those who cannot find much (due to 
their poverty), Allah will ridicule them... There is a painful suffering for 
them. 

80. Ask for their forgiveness, or don't (it makes no difference)! Even if you 
were to ask forgiveness for them seventy times, never will Allah forgive 
them! This is because they denied Allah, their essential reality with His 
Names, and His Rasul! Allah will not enable a people whose faith is 
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81. Those who remained behind, contrary to the wish of Allah's Rasul, 
rejoiced in their staying at home; they disliked the idea of striving in the 
way of Allah with their wealth and their lives, and said, "Do not go to 
battle in this heat"... Say, "The heat of the hellfire is far more intense!" If 
only they could comprehend it! 

82. So, in thought of the recompense of their deeds, let them laugh a little 
but weep much! 

83. If after you return from this battle those hypocrites come to you and 
ask for your permission to go to a new battle, say, "You will never go out 
(to battle) with me, you will not fight the enemy with me! You were happy 
to sit at home the first time, so sit at home from now on with those who 
stay behind!" 

84. Don't ever pray the funeral prayer for any of them who have died and 
do not pray over their grave! Indeed, they denied Allah, their essential 
reality with His Names, and His Rasul, and they died as corrupt people 

(whose consciousness is blocked to the reality; corrupt in faith) . 

85. And let not their wealth and offspring impress you! Allah only wills to 
give them suffering with them (by way of a scheme) and for their lives to 
depart while they are in a state of denying the knowledge of the reality. 

86. And when a surah was revealed saying, "Believe in Allah who 
comprises your essential reality with His Names, and strive together with 
His Rasul" the wealthy ones among them asked for your permission (to 
not go to battle) and said, "Leave us; let us be with those who sit at home." 

87. They were satisfied with staying behind with the women, children and 
the helpless ones who could not go to battle... Their hearts were sealed 
(their consciousness was locked)! They can no longer understand! 

88. But the Rasul and the believers with him, fought with their wealth and 
their lives. All good is theirs! They are ones who have been liberated. 

89. Allah has prepared for them Paradises underneath which rivers flow, in 
which they will abide eternally... This is the great attainment! 

90. Those with excuses among the Bedouins came to get permission to 
not attend the battle... And those who lied to Allah and His Rasul sat at 
home (without even offering any excuse)... A painful suffering will befall 
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91. There is no responsibility (for not attending battle) upon those who are 
in genuine financial difficulty, the ill, or those who cannot find anything to 
spend in this way... There is no condemnation upon those who live to do 
good... Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

92. Nor is there any blame upon those who came to you that you might 
give them arms/mounts and you said, "I cannot find anything for you to 
ride upon" and they turned back with tears in their eyes out of grief 
because they could not find something to give unrequitedly for this cause. 

93. Responsibility is upon those who, even though they are wealthy, ask 
for your permission (to not attend battle)... They are satisfied with staying 
back with the women, children, and the helpless ones who cannot attend 
the battle... So Allah sealed their hearts (locked their consciousness)... They 
can no longer know (the reality). 

94. When you return from the battle they will give you excuses... Say, 
"Make no excuse... We will never believe you... Allah has (already) 
informed us about you... Allah and His Rasul will observe the result of 
your deeds and then you will be returned to the Aleem of the perceivable 
and the unperceivable worlds! And He will inform you of the 
consequences of your deeds." 

95. They will swear to you by Allah, their essential reality with His Names, 
when you return to them, so that you would leave them alone... So leave 
them alone! Indeed, they are a loathsome people! Hell will be their refuge 
as the return of their deeds. 

96. They will swear to you so that you may be pleased with them... Even if 
you were to be pleased with them, Allah will never be pleased with a 
people of corrupt faith! 

97. The Bedouins are stronger in disbelief and hypocrisy... They are more 
likely to not understand the subtleties of what Allah and His Rasul 
reveal... Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

98. And among the Bedouins are some who consider what they spend in 
charity as loss and wait in hope that misfortune befalls you... May 
misfortune (of the times, the changing system and the astrological effects) fall 
upon them! Allah is the Sami . the Aleem. 

99. But among the Bedouins are some who believe in Allah, their essential 
reality with His Names, and the eternal life to come, and who consider 
what they give unrequitedly as a means to get closer to Allah and to be a 
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charity) is definitely a means for closeness... Allah will include them into 
His grace... Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

100. And the forerunners (in faith) among the Muhajireen (those who 
migrated from Mecca) and the Ansar (the people of Medina) and those who 
followed them by observing the reality (by endowment/benevolence) Allah is 
pleased with them, and they are pleased with HU! There are Paradises for 
them, underneath which rivers flow, in which they will abide eternally... 
This is the great liberation! 

101. There are hypocrites both from among the Bedouins around you and 
the people of Medina who are persistent and canny in hypocrisy... You do 
not know them, We know them... We will make them suffer twice... Then 
they will be returned to the greatest suffering! 

102. And there are some (who did not go to battle) who confessed their 
offences... They mixed a good deed with a bad deed... Perhaps Allah will 
accept their repentance... Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

103. Take from their possessions in offering, by which you may cleanse 
and purify them. Turn to them, and pray... Indeed, your prayer 
(introspection) is a source of tranquility and security for them. Allah is the 
Sami, the Aleem. 

104. Did they not understand that Allah, who accepts the repentance of 
His servants and receives their offering, is HU ! HU is Allah, the Tawwab , 
the Rahim. 

105. Say, "Work! Allah, His Rasul and the believers will see your deeds... 
You will live the consequences of returning to the perceivable (witnessed) 
and unperceivable (unseen) Aleem! He will notify you of the meanings of 
what you do." 

106. And there are others (among those who did not go to battle) who are 
deferred until the command of Allah... Either He will punish them or 
allow them to repent... Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

107. And there are some who have opened mosques to harm the believers, 
to cause disbelief and division among the believers and as a station to 
watch those who previously warred against Allah and His Rasul... They 
swear, "We intended only the best"... Allah testifies that they are certainly 
liars. 

108. Do not ever stand to prayer in that mosque! The mosque founded on 
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identity) from the first day is more worthy of you to stand in... There are 
men there who love purification... Allah loves those who purify. 

109. Is the one who founds his building on taqwa and the pleasure of Allah 

(Ridvan; the capacity to transform potentials into actions through the awareness 
of one's reality) better or the one who founds it on the edge of a crumbling 
cliff that is ready to collapse with him into the fire of hell? Allah does not 
enable the wrongdoing people (dualists, deniers and hypocrites) to 
experience the reality! 

110. Until their hearts are shattered, the mosques they build will continue 
to be a doubt in their hearts... Allah is the Aleem, the Hakim. 

111. Indeed, Allah has purchased, from the believers, their souls and their 
properties in return for Paradise... They fight for the cause of Allah, so 
they kill or are killed... It is a true promise he bears from the Torah, the 
Gospel and the Quran! Who can be better at fulfilling a promise than 
Allah? So, rejoice in this transaction with Him! This is the great liberation! 

112. The repentant, the worshippers, those who are in a state of hamd 

(evaluating things in terms of their essential reality), the travelers, those who 
bow (in the sight of the Divine Might), those who prostrate (in admission of 
their absolute servitude), those who enjoin what is right and forbid what is 
wrong and protect the limits set by Allah... Give good tidings to the 
believers! 

113. It is not for the Nabi or the believers, to ask forgiveness for the 
dualists, even if they are relatives, after it has become clear that they are 
companions of fire (for Allah does not forgive duality; Allah has endowed the 
brain with such a system that when the state of duality, that is, deifying an 
external being, is dominant in the brain, it automatically becomes unable to 
activate the divine qualities inherent within itself). 

114. Abraham asking of forgiveness for his father was only because of a 
promise he had made to him... But when it became apparent to Abraham 
that his father was an enemy to Allah, he disassociated himself from him... 
Indeed, Abraham was Halim (refrained from giving impulsive reactions to 
events and evaluated all situations in respect of their purpose of manifestation) 
and gentle in nature. 

115. And Allah will not let a people stray after He has enabled them to 
realize their essential reality until He makes clear to them what they 
should avoid and they do not stray from it! Indeed, Allah is Aleem over all 
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116. The dominion of the heavens and the earth is for Allah... He gives life 
and causes death... You have no friend or helper besides Allah. 

117. Allah has indeed bestowed his bounty... He enabled the Rasul of 
Allah, and the Muhajireen and the Ansar who supported him in the hour 
of difficulty to repent just as the hearts of a group of them were about to 
stray. Then He accepted their repentance... He is to them the Ra'uf . the 
Rahim. 

118. And (He also accepted the repentance of) the three who were left 
behind... They had felt restrained on the earth despite its vastness, and 
their very being had confined them and they had thought the only refuge 
from Allah was yet again in Him... Then He accepted their repentance so 
they turn... Indeed, Allah is HU, the Tawwab, the Rahim. 

119. O believers! Protect yourselves from Allah (for He will enforce upon you 
the consequences of your deeds) and be with the devout (those who confirm 
the Truth)! 

120. It is not appropriate for the people of Medina and the Bedouins 
surrounding them that they remain behind the Rasul of Allah and that 
they prefer themselves over his self! That they are faced with thirst, fatigue 
and hunger in the way of Allah, and that they settle in places that enrage 
the disbelievers, and that they have victory over the enemy is already 
decreed for them as necessary deeds of faith! Indeed, Allah will not leave 
the doers of good unrewarded. 

121. Whatever they spend as charity — small or great — or travel upon the 
earth, is because it is indeed decreed for them... This is so Allah may 
requite their deed with the best reward. 

122. It is not appropriate for the believers to go forth to battle all at once! A 
group from every division should remain behind to obtain a better 
understanding of Religion, so they warn the people when they return to 
them, that they might be cautious. 

123. O believers! Fight those who are close to you from the disbelievers 
(the deniers of the reality) ! Let them find in you intensity, determination and 
a rich life of faith... Know that Allah is with those who are protected! 

124. When a surah was revealed, some of them said, "Whose faith did this 
increase (what benefit did it have)?"... As for those who believed, it has 
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125. But as for those with ill thought, it has only added filth to their filth, 
they have died as deniers of the knowledge of the reality. 

126. Do they not see that they are tried once or twice every year? They 
(still) do not repent, nor do they take a lesson. 

127. And whenever a surah is revealed they look at each other and say, 
"Does anyone see you?" and then sneak away... Allah has turned their 
consciousness (upside down) because they are a people of no 
understanding. 

128. There has certainly come to you a Rasul from within yourselves, he is 
Mighty; your suffering grieves him... He is truly concerned for you! He is 
Ra'uf (compassionate) to the believers (who believe in their essential reality) 
and the Rahim (enables them to live the perfection in their essence). 

129. But if they turn away, say, "Sufficient for me is Allah! There is no god, 
only HU! I have placed my trust in Him... HU is the Rabb of the Great 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Ra... These are the signs of the Book of Wisdom (Hakim; the 
source of the knowledge of the reality full of wisdom) . 

2. Have people been astonished that We revealed to a man among them, 
"Warn the people and give the good tidings to those who believe they will 
have a lofty rank of truth (a confirmation by the manifestation of the Names)!" 
Those who deny the knowledge of the reality said, "Surely, this man is a 
magician." 

3. Indeed, your Rabb is Allah, the One who created the heavens and the 
earth in six stages and then established Himself on the Throne 

(administers the worlds, which He created from His Names, as He wills [at a 
deeper level, the word Throne denotes the dimension of unity and oneness of 
existence]). It is administered with His command (He manifests Himself 
every instant in yet another wondrous way)! None can intercede with another, 
unless the essence (the Name composition formed according to his creation 
purpose) comprising the one in need of intercession allows it! Thus is 
Allah, your Rabb! So, become aware of your servitude to Him! Will you 
still not contemplate? 

4. To Him you will return all together (This act of returning is dimensional 
rather than locational; it denotes the observation within one's essential reality)... 
This is the promise of Allah, which He will certainly fulfill! Indeed He 
originates creation (all created things are created based on the quality of the 
Name Mubdi collectively and without individuality; the Original Self). Then (at 
the dimension of individuality), returns (based on the Name Mu'id after 
returning to one's essential reality) those that have faith and do the necessary 
deeds required by their faith (the constructed identity) to their individual 
persona (the constructed identity [spirit] referred to by the letter "QAF") in 
order to give them the consequences of what they deserve (i.e. experience 
the results of what they manifest). As for those who deny the knowledge of 
the reality, they will drink from boiling water as a result of their disbelief 
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5. He (is Allah, who) has made the Sun as light (energy) of life; and the 
Moon as Nur (regulator of the emotional aspect of man; the effect on the 
hormonal make-up and the amygdala with the force of gravity) and determined 
it by stations so that you might know the number of years and calculate... 
Allah created these in Truth (with the qualities denoted by His Names). Thus 
He explains His signs in detail for those who can think. 

6. In the alternation of night and day, and what Allah created in the 
heavens and the earth, there are many signs for those who want to be 
protected. 

7. Those who doubt they can attain the awareness of the Names through 
returning (to one's essential reality; becoming aware of one's origin) and are 
pleased and satisfied with the worldly life, and live in their cocoon (the 
world formed in their brain) and fail to evaluate Our signs... 

8. They are the ones who will live by burning as a result of what they 
manifest! 

9. As for those who believe and perform the deeds required by their faith, 
their Rabb will enable them to experience the reality as a result of their 
faith... Rivers will flow beneath them in Paradises of Bliss (blessings and 

bounties) . 

10. Their call to Allah there will be, "Subhanaka Allahumma - At every 
instance You create anew and can never be conditioned and restricted by 
Your creation, we establish incomparability (tanzih) and denote similarity 

(tasbih) to You (i.e. "We are in constant servitude to You by r continuallyr 
manifesting Your Names")... And their call to each other will be, "Salam" 
(may the meaning of the Name Salam manifest upon us constantly)... The 
outcome they reach as a result of their return (to their essential reality) is the 
realization of, "Al hamdu lillahi Rabb'ul alameen - Hamd (the evaluation 
of the corporeal worlds created with His Names, as He wills) belongs to Allah, 
the Rabb (the absolute source of the infinite meanings of the Names) of the 
worlds (the universe created within the brain of every individual) . 

11. Had Allah hastened evil unto man when they deserved it, just as they 
hasten in their request of the good, their lives would have ended long ago! 
We leave those who think they can attain the awareness of the Names by 
returning (to their essential reality; becoming aware of their origin) in their 
excessive ways, wandering blindly. 

12. When man experiences an affliction, he turns to Us and seeks help as 
he lies down, as he sits, or while he stands! But when We take him out of 
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regarding that affliction! Thus the deeds of the transgressors are adorned 
to them. 

13. Indeed, We have destroyed the generations before you because of their 
wrongdoing and denial despite Rasuls coming to them as clear proofs... 
Thus we requite people in error! 

14. Then, after them, We made you vicegerents upon the earth, that We 
might see how you would behave. 

15. And when Our signs are recited to them as clear proofs, those who 
doubt they can attain the awareness of the Names comprising their 
essence by returning (to their essential reality; becoming aware of their origin) 
said, "Bring a Quran other than this, or alter it." Say, "It is not for me to 
alter it of my own accord... I follow only what is revealed to me... If I rebel 
against my Rabb I will surely fear the suffering of that severely intense 
period." 

16. Say, "Had Allah willed, I would not have recited it to you and He 
would not have notified you of its existence! Indeed, I spent a lifetime 
among you before... Will you not use your intellect and understand?" 

17. Who does more wrong than the one who slanders against Allah or 
denies His existence in His signs (the manifestations of His Names)? 
Indeed, the wrongdoers will not be liberated! 

18. They deify things besides Allah, things that are neither harmful nor 
beneficial! And they say, "These are our intercessors in the sight of 
Allah"... Say, "Are you informing Allah of something He knows not in the 
heavens and the earth?" Subhan He is! Free and beyond what they 
associate with Him. 

19. Mankind was not but a single nation (created upon the natural disposition 
of Islam), but then they differed! (This is a reference to an ongoing 
phenomenon rather than a one-time incident. It denotes the reality that every 
human, in terms of its creation, is based on the natural disposition of Islam, yet 
differs after identifying with the belief system of the parents.) Had it not been 
for a word that preceded from their Rabb (the decree regarding living the 
requirements of servitude), He would have judged between them about what 
they differ. 

20. They say, "Should a miracle not have been sent to him?"... Say, "The 
unknown is only for Allah! Wait! I am also with you among those who 
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21. When We give the people a taste of grace and beauty after adversity, 
immediately they begin to strategize against Our signs... Say, "Allah is 
swifter in strategy... Indeed, Our Rasuls are recording what you conspire." 

(Unable to see that the adversity they are exposed to is the consequence of their 
own deeds, they think the grace that comes after it is a sign that their deeds are 
not wrong and that they are on the right path. So Allah does not correct their 
assumption and He allows them to continue in the wrong, hence increasing their 
suffering. Thus, their false assumption is their conspiracy, and allowing them to 
continue in their wrong ways is the strategy of Allah.) 

22. HU enables you to travel on land and sea... When you are sailing in 
ships, and rejoicing in calm winds, a storm will hit and the waves will 
surge and strike from all sides! And when they think they are 
encompassed by the waves and in danger, they will believe that all 
formations are in Allah's hands of power and will pray to Him, "If You 
save us from this, we will surely be of the thankful." 

23. But when He saves them, they will immediately start rampaging on 
the land unjustly... O mankind, your wrongfulness and rampage will only 
cause harm to you! You will enjoy the fleeting pleasures of the worldly life, 
and then to Us will be your return! (And that is when) We will inform you of 

(the reality of) your deeds! 

24. The life of the world is like the water, which We disclose from the sky, 
with which the plants of the earth, that humans and animals eat, have 
been formed. And when the earth reaches its finest appearance with its 
produce, and the people think they are powerful and in control, Our 
command will manifest suddenly in an instant of the night or day! And We 
will convert it into a field of stubble as though it had not flourished the 
day before! Thus do We detail Our signs for a people who contemplate! 

25. Allah invites to the land of Salam (a state of existence based on the forces 
inherent in one's essence beyond bodily limitations) and guides whom He 
wills to the straight path (as-sirat al-mustaqim). 

26. For the doers of good (ihsan) is the Beautiful (Names) and more 
(pleasure). No darkness (egotism) will cover their faces (consciousness), nor 
derogation (which results from deviating from one's essence). Those are the 
companions of Paradise; they will abide therein eternally! 

27. As for those who have earned bad deeds, the recompense (consequence) 
of their bad deed will be its equivalent! Derogation will cover them... They 
have no (force) to protect them from Allah enforcing the consequences of 
their deeds upon them... It is as if the darkness of the night has covered 
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28. And the time when We will gather them all together... We will say to 
the dualists, "Go to your places, you and those you associate"... Then We 
will separate them! Their partners will say, "You were not serving us (you 
were worshipping your delusive ideas)." 

29. "Sufficient is Allah as a witness between us... Indeed, we were 
oblivious of the essence of your servitude!" 

30. There, every being will experience the consequences of what it 
previously sent forth! They will be returned to Allah, their True Protector, 
and lost will be their fantasies (objects of worship)! 

31. Say (to the dualists), "Who provides for you from the heavens and the 
earth? Or to whom belongs the powers of hearing and sight? Who brings 
the living (the consciousness of being alive with the Names of the Haw) out of 
the dead (the futile state of corporeal existence) and brings the dead (the state 
of being blinded to the reality of one's self or the reality of others; confining 
one's existence only to the body and assuming life is going to end once the body 
deteriorates under the soil) out of the living (while in respect of his essential 
reality he is alive)? Who carries out the judgment?" They will say, "Allah"... 
Say, "Then why don't you be of the protected ones?" 

32. That is Allah! Your True Rabb... What can you accept besides the 
truth, other than error (corrupt ideas)? (So then) how are you averted? 

33. Thus the word of your Rabb, "They will not believe" has come into 
effect. 

34. Say, "Are there any among those you associate who can manifest 
creation and then return it (to its essence)?" Say, "Allah manifests creation 
and then returns them to their essence... How are you deluded?" 

35. Say, "Who among your partners can guide to the Truth?" Say, "Allah 
guides to the Truth... Who is more worthy of being followed, One who 
guides to Truth, or one who is inadequate to find the Truth for himself? 
What is wrong with you? How do you judge?" 

36. Most of them follow only their assumptions! Indeed an assumption 
cannot replace the Truth! Undoubtedly, Allah knows what they do (as their 
essence with His Names). 

37. This Quran is not the invention of those besides Allah! On the 
contrary, it is a confirmation of what was before it, and a detailed source 
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38. Or do they say, "Muhammad (saw) made it up!" Say, "Then bring forth 
a surah similar to it and call upon whomever you can besides Allah (for 
assistance)! If you are true to your word." 

39. No! They denied that which they do not encompass in knowledge and 
the reality of which has not yet been revealed to them... Thus did those 
before them deny! Have a look and see how the wrongdoers ended up! 

40. And of them are those who will believe (the Quran) and those who 
won't believe! Your Rabb knows better the corrupters (as their essence with 
His Names) . 

41. If they insist on denying you, say, "For me are my deeds and for you 
are your deeds! You are far from what I do and I am far from what you 
do!" 

42. And among them are those who lend an ear to you as though they are 
listening... But can you make the deaf (those unable to perceive) hear? 
Especially if they are also unable to use their reason! 

43. And among them are those who look at you... But can you show the 
blind the right path, if they are deprived of insight? 

44. Indeed, Allah does not wrong the people, even by an iota! It is the 
people who wrong themselves! 

45. And at the time He will gather them it will be as if they had not lived 
(in the world) more than an hour and met each other then... Those who 
denied the meeting (becoming aware of their essence, the Names) will surely 
be in loss... They were not suitable for guidance. 

46. And whether We show you some of what We promised them or We 
take you in death and you do not see it (nothing will change on their behalf) 
to Us will be their return... Then Allah is a witness over what they do. 

47. There is a Rasul (an informer of the Truth) for every nation... When their 
Rasul comes, it will be judged between them in justice (according to what 
they deserve)... They will not be wronged. 

48. They say, "If you are truthful, when is the fulfillment of this promise 

(resurrection)?" 

49. Say, "I possess no harm nor benefit for myself other than what Allah 
wills... Every nation has an appointed time... When their time has come, 
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50. Say, "Did you see (consider this): If suffering should come to you from 
Him in an instant of the night or day, what part of it would the guilty ones 
seek to hasten?" 

51. Will you believe when (adversity) afflicts you? Or NOW? (Yet) you 
wanted to experience it with urgency! 

52. Then the wrongdoers were told, "Taste the eternal suffering"... "Are 
you not only living the direct consequences of your own actions?" 

53. They ask you "Is it (the suffering) true?"... Say, "Yes, by my Rabb, 
indeed, it is true! You will not be able to escape it!" 

54. And if each individual (consciousness) that wronged (itself) owned 
everything on earth it would surely offer it as ransom! When they see the 
suffering, they will not even have the strength to show their regret! The 
judgment has been made among them according to what they deserve... 
They will not live anything other than what they deserve! 

55. Know with certainty that whatever is in the heavens and the earth it is 
indeed for Allah (they are the manifestations of the meanings denoted by His 
Names). Know with certainty that Allah informs of the Truth... But the 
majority of them do not know. 

56. HU gives life and takes life! To Him you will return (you will experience 
at the level of 'Reality of Certainty [haqq al-yakeen] that your essence is 
comprised of and created with the Names)! 

57. O mankind! There has come to you advice from your Rabb, a healing 

(the remedy of healthy thought) for what is within you (consciousness), 
guidance (to lead you to the reality) and grace for those who believe. 

58. Say, "Let them rejoice (in the things listed above) as the bounty of Allah 
and with His grace (not with empty fleeting pleasures)! That (what is lived 
with grace) is better than what they accumulate (of worldly values)." 

59. Say, "Did you consider what Allah has disclosed to you of provision, of 
which you have made some unlawful and some lawful?" Say, "Has Allah 
permitted you, or are you slandering against Allah?" 

60. What do those, who lie and slander about Allah, think about the 
Doomsday period? Indeed, Allah possesses bounty for the people... But 
the majority of them are not thankful (they do not duly evaluate this as the 
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61. Whatever state you are in, whether you are reading the Quran, or doing 
something else, while you are involved in it, We are always a witness over 
you... Nothing on the earth (body) or in the heavens (consciousness) of an 
atom's weight is hidden from your Rabb! (In fact) even that which is 
smaller or greater than it, is recorded in a Clear Book (the field of waves 
comprising the origin of existence; raw Data)! 

62. Know with certainty! There will be no fear for the guardians (waliyy) of 
Allah, nor will they be grieved. 

63. Those who have believed and accomplished protection. 

64. There are good tidings for them both in the worldly life and in the 
eternal life to come... Never will the words of Allah change! This is the 
great liberation! 

65. Let not their words grieve you... Indeed honor belongs entirely to 
Allah... He is the Sami . the Aleem . 

66. Know with certainty! Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is 
indeed for Allah (for Allah to observe the qualities denoted by His Names in 
His knowledge, thus He has created everything from His Names with the 
qualities they denote)... (Then) those who pray to things other than Allah, to 
which they associate partnership, cannot follow this truth (due to their state 
of duality)... They follow only their assumptions (based on their illusions) and 
they only lie. 

67. HU made the night for you so that you may find tranquility in it, and 
the day for you to see and evaluate what is necessary... Indeed, there are 
signs in this for people who can perceive. 

68. They said, "Allah has taken a son". Subhan is He! HU is the Ghani 

(free and beyond being limited and conditioned by His creation)... Whatever is 
in the heavens is for Him (for the manifestations of the meanings of His 
Names)... You have no inherent proof for this (claim)! You speak of Allah 
without knowledge! 

69. Say, "Surely those who invent lies about Allah will not be liberated!" 

70. They will benefit from the world temporarily and then to Us will be 
their return! Then We will make them taste the severe suffering for 
denying the reality. 

71. Tell them about Noah... How he said to his people, "O my people! If 
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burdensome on you, then I have relied on Allah (I believe the Name Wakil in 
my essence will fulfill its function)! So, do whatever you like, you and your 
associates, and don't feel anxious about it! And then carry out your verdict 
concerning me without further ado." 

72. "If you turn away (because of this, then do so) I did not ask you for any 
reward... My reward (the return of what I do) belongs to Allah alone... I 
have been commanded to be of those who live in submission." 

73. But they denied him (still)... So We saved him and those with him in 
the ship and made them vicegerents... And We drowned those who denied 
Our signs! Have a look and see the end of those who were warned! 

74. Then (after Noah) We disclosed Rasuls as clear signs (special 
configurations of Names) to many nations... But again, they failed to believe 
in that which they denied before... Thus We seal the hearts (lock the 

consciousness) of those who transgress! 

75. Then after them We disclosed Moses and Aaron as Our signs to the 
Pharaoh and the eminent ones among his people... But they were arrogant 
and became a guilty people. 

76. When the Truth came to them from Us, they said, "Indeed, this is 
clearly magic." 

77. Moses said, "Is this how you evaluate the Truth? Is this magic? 
Magicians will never succeed." 

78. They said, "Did you come to turn us away from the belief of our 
forefathers and establish power on the earth? We are not believers in you 

(Moses and Aaron)." 

79. The Pharaoh said, "Bring to me every learned magician!" 

80. So when the magicians gathered, Moses said to them, "Throw what 
you will." 

81. And when they threw, Moses said, "What you put forth is only your 
force of magic! Indeed, Allah will render it obsolete! Allah does not allow 
the work of the corrupters to end with a positive outcome!" 

82. Allah will establish the Truth by His Words! Even if the guilty dislike 
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83. No one believed Moses among his people, except a group of youth, for 
fear of Pharaoh and his leaders... Indeed, Pharaoh was an oppressive 
sovereign upon the earth! Indeed, he was of the squanderers! 

84. Moses said, "O my people! If you are of those who have believed in 
and submitted to Allah, who created you with His Names, then place your 
trust in Him (believe the Name Wakil in your essence will fulfill its function)." 

85. They said, "We have placed our trust in Allah (we believed in the 
meaning of the Name Wakil, the One who provides the means for self- 
actualization. The One who advocates and protects those who place their trust in 
Him, providing them with the most auspicious outcomes. He who believes in the 
potential of the Name Wakil in his own essence, will have confirmed his faith in 
all the Names [all his potentials]. The source of the mystery of vicegerency lies in 
this Name!)... Our Rabb, do not make us suffer for their wrongdoing!" 

86. "Manifest Your grace upon us and save us from the people who deny 
the knowledge of the reality." 

87. We revealed to Moses and his brother, "Prepare houses for your people 
in Egypt... Make your houses places of worship and establish salat... Give 
good tidings to the believers." 

88. Moses said, "Our Rabb! Indeed, it is You who has given worldly 
splendor and wealth to the Pharaoh and his leaders... Our Rabb, was it so 
they lead (people) astray from your way? Our Rabb, obliterate their wealth 
and give distress to their hearts! For they will not believe until they see a 
painful suffering." 

89. (Allah) said, "Your prayer has been answered... So stand straight... Do 
not follow the path of the ignorant!" 

90. We took the Children of Israel across the sea... The Pharaoh and his 
army transgressed and pursued them in enmity... Until, when drowning 
overtook him, he said, "I have believed, there is no god, there is only the 
One in which the Children of Israel believe. I am of the Muslims." 

91. "NOW? But you had disobeyed before and were of the corrupters!" 

92. Today We will deliver your corpse to the shore so that it may be a 
lesson for those who come after you! But many of the people are indeed 
cocooned from Our signs! 

93. We have indeed settled the Children of Israel in a prominent and safe 
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into separation until knowledge came to them (with knowledge differences 
in opinions and interpretations arose)... Indeed, your Rabb will judge 
between them in the period of Doomsday, concerning that over which 
they differ. 

94. If you are in doubt about what We have revealed to you (o man) ask 
those who READ Our signs in the worlds before you! Indeed the Truth 
has come to you from your Rabb... So do not be of those who doubt! 

95. Do not be of those who deny the manifest signs of Allah! (If you do) 
you will be of the losers. 

96. Indeed, those upon whom the word (the eternal verdict) of your Rabb 
has come into effect will not believe! 

97. Even if every miracle came to them (they will still not believe)... Until 
they see the painful suffering! 

98. If only the people of a single city believed and reaped the benefits of 
this faith! Except the people of Jonah (who felt the coming of the suffering 
after Jonah left them and collectively repented and believed)... When they 
believed, We lifted from them the suffering of worldly degradation and 
allowed them to benefit (from Our blessings) for a set period. 

99. Had your Rabb (the reality of the Names comprising your essence) willed, 
all those who live on earth would surely have believed, all of them 
entirely... So then, will you compel the people to become believers? 

100. And it is not for a soul to believe unless the unique composition of 
Allah's Names comprising his essence permits." And He will place 
(intellectual) defilement upon those who fail to evaluate reasonably! 

101. Say, "Observe what is in the heavens and the earth!" But of no avail 
those signs will be to a people who do not believe! 

102. Do they wait for the like (of the suffering) of those who came before 
them? Say, "Then wait... I am with you among those who wait." 

103. Then (when the suffering comes) We will save our Rasuls and those 
who have believed... It is an obligation upon Us to save the believers. 

104. Say, "O people! If you are in doubt as to my religion (then know that) I 
will not worship the things you worship besides Allah! I only serve Allah, 
the One who will cause your death! I have been commanded to be of the 
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105. (And I have been commanded): "Direct your face as a Hanif toward the 

Religion (direct your spirituality and consciousness, the essence of which is a 
configuration of Names, to the formless essential reality of what is perceived as 
the corporeal worlds, free from all conceptualized ideas of god) and do not in 
any way be of the dualists (do not assume the existence of externalized gods 
besides Allah and associate partnership to Him)!" 

106. "Do not turn to things besides Allah, which can neither give you 
benefit nor harm! If you do this, you will indeed become of those who 
wrong themselves!" 

107. And if Allah should afflict you with an adversity, none can lift it other 
than Him! If He wills a good for you, none can repel His bounty either! 
He causes His bounty to reach whom He wills of His servants... He is the 
Ghafur , the Rahim . 

108. Say, "O people... Indeed the Truth has come to you from your Rabb! 
So, whoever turns to the reality he will have turned for his own self, and 
whoever goes astray, he would only have gone against his own self! I am 
not your Wakil (the guide of your essence and consciousness)." 

109. (My Rasul) follow what has been revealed to you and be patient until 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Ra... The signs of the Knowledge (Book) have been distinctly 
established, and then manifested in detail from the ladun (the potential of 

the Names comprising one's essence) of the Hakim , the Habir . 

2. (This Knowledge was revealed so that you) become aware that your 
servitude is only to Allah. "Indeed I am a warner and a bringer of good 
tidings from HU." 

3. "Seek forgiveness of your Rabb (for your mistakes and shortcomings)! 
Then repent to Him so that He may let you enjoy your life while it lasts, 
and give His bounty (what they deserve of knowledge and enlightenment) to 
every virtuous person... If you turn away, I fear for you the suffering of that 
mighty period." 

4. "To Allah you will return, HU is Qadir over all things." 

5. Know with certainty! To hide from Him, they cover what is within 
themselves (they hide their real thoughts with other thoughts and conceal it)! 
Know with certainty! When they hide themselves behind their clothes 
(when they conceal their inner world) He knows what they hide and what 
they make apparent! Indeed He is Aleem of what is inside you ('your 
personal world created in your mind') as its very essence (with His Names). 

6. There is no animate creature on earth whose life sustenance (provision) 
does not belong to Allah! He knows its state of rest (its end) and its 
temporary life... All of it is clear Knowledge! 

7. HU created the heavens and the earth in six stages (the six states of 
consciousness [heavens] and body [earth]) His Throne (the dimension of 
Names from which His sovereignty is manifest) is upon water (the essence of 
the universe; the knowledge - data in the ocean of waves; the data contained 
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denoted by the Names are sovereign over man's consciousness and body - 80% 
of man is comprised of water, which is programmed to store data via certain 
waves of energy.) It is to determine who among you is best in conduct... 
Indeed, if you say "You will certainly be resurrected after death" the 
deniers of the knowledge of the reality will say, "This is just clear magic 
(showing the inexistent as existent)." 

8. Indeed, if We postpone the suffering from them for a set time, they will 
certainly say, "What detains it?" Know with certainty! The day it comes to 
them, it will not be averted from them! They will be enveloped by the very 
thing they mock. 

9. Indeed, if We make man taste grace from Us and then remove it from 
him, he will definitely fall into despair and become ungrateful. 

10. But if We make him taste a blessing after a suffering, he will surely say, 
"I overcame the suffering (with my own intellect)"... Indeed, he is exultant 
and boastful! 

11. Those who are patient and engage in beneficial deeds are excepted. 
There is forgiveness and great reward for them. 

12. (My Rasul!) Is your breast constrained and will you leave out some of 
what is revealed to you because they say, "Should not a treasure have been 
sent down with him, or an angel come with him"? (i.e. they want a miracle 
perceived by their eyesight rather than that which is evaluated by reason.) You 
are only a warner! Allah is Wakil over all things. 

13. Or do they claim, "(Muhammad) invented it himself... Say, "(If you 
claim this is a human invention) then bring a surah like it... Call upon 
whomever you can (for assistance from your deities/gods) who have nothing 
to do with the meaning denoted by the name Allah... (Go and do it) if you 
are true to your word." 

14. If they do not respond to you, then know (this): It has only been 
revealed as the knowledge of Allah! There is no god, only HU ! Will you 
now submit? 

15. Whoever wills the worldly life and its fancy values, We will give him the 
results of his deeds in full... Their pay in the world will never be reduced 

(he who lives for the world will receive his pay in the world and terminate) . 

16. They are such people that in the eternal life to come there is nothing 
but fire for them... Their deeds will yield no return for them there. Their 
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17. Are they (the aforementioned) like the one who lives upon a clear proof 
from his Rabb? From him, a witness (Quran) follows him, and before it 
was the Book of Moses as a leader and a grace (confirming the things 
within)... They believe in it as the Truth... Do not be of those who deny it 
and whose place (as a result of this denial) is the promised Fire (Naar)... So 
do not be in doubt of it... Indeed, it is the Truth from your Rabb! But the 
majority of the people do not believe. 

18. Who can do a greater wrong than the one who slanders against Allah? 
They will be presented to their Rabb! And the witnesses will say, "These 
are the ones who lied against their Rabb"... Be careful, the curse of Allah 
is upon the wrongdoers (wronging one's self and falling far from one's 
essential reality as a result of this). 

19. They prevent from the way of Allah and seek to skew (the right path)... 
They are the very ones who deny their eternal life to come! 

20. They were not rendering Allah powerless on earth (they cannot render 
the sunnatullah obsolete; everyone will certainly live the consequences of their 
deeds)... They have no guardian besides Allah either... Their suffering will 
be multiplied... For they could not perceive and evaluate with insight. 

21. They are the ones who have put their own selves into loss! And lost 
from them are the things they invent (the deities/gods they assumed existed). 

22. The truth is they will be the ones in the greatest loss in the eternal life 
to come. 

23. Indeed, those who believe and do the deeds required by their faith and 
who are obedient and in awe of their Rabb, they are the people of 
Paradise! They will abide therein eternally. 

24. The example of these two groups is like the difference between those 
who are blind and deaf and those who can see and perceive! Can they be 
equal? Do you still not remember? 

25. Indeed, We disclosed Noah to his people... He said, "I am indeed a 
clear warner to you." 

26. "Do not worship any other than Allah... Indeed, I fear for you the 
suffering of a painful day." 

27. The eminent among those who denied the knowledge of the reality 
from his people said, "We see you only as a man like ourselves... And we 

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or rank) who act based on simple views (unintelligent)... And we do not see 
you above us in any way either... On the contrary, we think you are lying." 

28. Noah said, "O my people... Did you see? What if I have a clear proof 
from my Rabb and if He gave me grace (nubuwwah) but you fail to 
evaluate this? Should we force it upon you while you despise it?" 

29. O my people... I do not want anything in return for this... The return of 
what I do belongs only to Allah... I cannot drive the believers away (even 
though you look down on them)! They will indeed unite with their Rabb... 
But I see you people as behaving ignorantly." 

30. "O my people... If I drive them away who will help me against Allah? 
Can you not think?" 

31. "I am not telling you the treasures of Allah are with me, or that I know 
the unknown... Nor am I claiming to be an angel... Nor am I telling you 
that Allah will never grant any good to those you belittle and despise... 
Allah knows best what is within them... (If I were to claim the contrary) I 
would surely be of the wrongdoers." 

32. They said, "O Noah... You truly struggled with us... And you went too 
far! If you are truthful then bring upon us the thing with which you 
threaten us." 

33. (Noah) said, "Only Allah will bring it to you, if He wills! You cannot 
render Allah powerless from doing what He wills." 

34. "If Allah wills to misguide you, even if I want to give you advice, my 
advice will be of no avail. He is your Rabb, to Him you will be returned." 

35. Or do they say, "He made it up"... Say, "If I have made it up, I will 
face the consequences of my mistake... But of your mistake, I am free!" 

36. It was revealed to Noah, "None among your people, other than those 
who have already believed, will believe. So do not be distressed by what 
they do!" 

37. Construct a ship according to Our revelation and as Our eyes (i.e. as the 
conduit of Our sight; this term is a reference to the Unity of Existence)... Do 
not address me concerning the (wellbeing of) wrongdoers... Indeed, they 
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38. He was constructing the ship... The eminent ones among his people 
ridiculed him as they passed by... (Noah) said, "If you ridicule us, then (a 
time will come when) we will ridicule you just as you ridicule us." 

39. "You will know soon to whom the degrading suffering will come 
today, and upon whom the enduring suffering will descend (in the future)." 

40. So when Our command came and the water overflowed from the 
sources, We said, "Load upon the ship of a pair of each species, all the 
believers and your family, except those against whom the verdict has 
already been given." But only a very few had believed along with him. 

41. He said, "Embark therein! Its course and its anchorage are by the One 
whose name is Allah! Indeed, my Rabb is surely the Ghafur, the Rahim ." 

42. (The ship) was sailing with them through waves as high as mountains... 
Noah called out to his son who was near a shore "My son! Come aboard 
with us (join my understanding of Religion)... Do not be with those who deny 
the knowledge of the reality!" 

43. (But his son) said, "I will take refuge on a mountain to protect me from 
the water"... (Noah) said, "There is no protector today from the decree of 
Allah, except for whom He gives His grace"... And with a wave that came 
between them he was among the drowned. 

44. And it was said, "O earth, swallow your water! O sky, withhold (your 
rain)"... The water subsided... The decree was fulfilled... (The ship) came to 
rest on Judiyy (a high mountain)... And it was said, "Away with the 
wrongdoing people." 

45. Noah called to his Rabb and said, "My Rabb, indeed my son is of my 
family... Your declaration is true and You are the most just of judges (Your 
judgment manifests from everyone but as the judge within my own essence, 
manifest Your judgment according to my innermost essential reality)." 

46. He said, "O Noah! Indeed, he is not of your family! Indeed, (your 
persistence about your son against my decree) is an act not required by your 
faith! So do not ask of me things about which you have no knowledge! 
Indeed, I advise you not to be among the ignorant." 

47. (Noah) said, "My Rabb! I seek refuge in You from asking for things 
about which I have no knowledge (into its true meaning)! If You do not 
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48. "O Noah... Disembark, you and the nations that will be formed from 
those with you, in Salam and abundance from Us... We will grant them 
(the oncoming generations) benefit, then there shall touch them from Us 

(from the meanings of the Names in their essence; from their core) a painful 
suffering. 

49. These are from the news of the unknown! We reveal these to you... 
Before this, neither you nor your people knew about this... So be patient... 
Indeed, the future is for the protected ones. 

50. And to (the people of) Aad, their brother Hud had said, "O my people! 
Serve Allah... You cannot have a deity/god besides Him! You are only 
slandering (due to your dualistic approach)." 

51. "O my people! I do not ask for a reward for this... My reward is with 
the One who created me specifically (Fatir) to fulfill this function... Will 
you still not use your reason?" 

52. "O my people, ask for forgiveness of your Rabb... Then repent to Him 
so that He may disclose upon you the abundance of the sky and increase 
you in strength... Do not turn away as the guilty." 

53. They said, "O Hud! You did not come to us as a miracle! We will not 
abandon our deities/gods just because you say so... We will not believe in 
you either!" 

54. "We can only say this: One of our gods has stricken you badly!" (Hud) 
said, "Indeed, I hold Allah as my witness! And you also bear witness that I 
am disassociated and free from those with whom you associate 
partnership." 

55. "So, scheme against me with all those you equate (associate partnership) 
to Him and do not offer me any respite." 

56. "I have placed my trust in Allah, my Rabb and your Rabb (believed the 

Name Wakil in my essence will fulfill its function)... There is no animate being 
that He does not hold (program with the Name Fatir) by its forehead (brain) 
(i.e. subjugate to His command)... Indeed my Rabb is upon the right course 

(as-sirat al-mustaqeem). 

57. "If you turn away, I have surely conveyed to you that with which I have 
been revealed (the knowledge of the reality)... My Rabb will bring others in 
your stead; you cannot harm Him... Indeed, my Rabb is Hafiz over all 
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58. When Our command actualized, We saved Hud and the believers with 
Him with Our grace... We saved them from a burdensome suffering. 

59. Such was (the incident of) Aad... They consciously denied the signs of 
their Rabb (within themselves)... They rebelled against His Rasuls... And 
they followed the command of every obstinate oppressor. 

60. They were cursed both in this world and the period of Doomsday (they 
fell far from their essential reality)! Know with certainty, Aad denied their 
Rabb! Know with certainty, distance is for Aad, the people of Hud. 

61. To the Thamud (We disclosed) their brother Salih... He said, "O my 
people... Become aware of your servitude to Allah! You cannot have a 
deity/god, only HU! He formed you from the earth and flourished it with 
you... So ask for forgiveness of Him and repent to Him... Indeed, my 
Rabb is the Qarib, the Mujib (the One who responds)." 

62. They said, "O Salih! Indeed, you were among us a man of promise 
before this! Do you forbid us to worship what our forefathers worshipped? 
Indeed, we are in an apprehensive doubt about that to which you invite 



63. He said, "O my people, have a look... What if I have a clear proof from 
my Rabb and He gave me grace from Himself? (In this case) if I disobey 
Him, who will help me against Him? You cannot contribute anything to 
me but damage." 

64. "O my people! This female camel (going about her way) is a sign for you 
from Allah... So, let her eat feed upon the earth of Allah... Do not touch her 
with harm... Lest you be seized by a suffering that is close." 

65. But they hamstrung and killed her! He said, "You have three days of 
life left in your homes! This is a notice not to be denied." 

66. When Our command became manifest We saved Salih and the 
believers with him with Our grace... And (we saved them) from the disgrace 
of that day... Indeed, your Rabb is the Qawwi . the Aziz . 

67. The inevitable blast (a mighty vibrant sound) overtook them and they fell 
dead in their homes! 

68. It was as though they had never lived there! So know with absolute 
certainty that (the people of) Thamud had denied their Rabb... (Again) 
know with absolute certainty that falling far (from their essential reality) is 
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69. Indeed, Our Rasuls (from among Our angels) came to Abraham as good 
news and greeted him, "Salam". He too said, "Salam" and brought a 
roasted calf thereafter. 

70. But when he saw that they (the Rasuls) did not touch it, he found it 
strange and became apprehensive (fearful they might be enemies)... They 
said, "Do not be scared! We have indeed been disclosed for the people of 
Lot." 

71. His (Abraham's) wife was standing nearby... She laughed... We gave her 
the good news of Isaac, and after Isaac, Jacob... 

72. (Abraham's wife) said, "Alas for me! Will I bear a child while I am an 
old woman (who has reached menopause) and my husband is also old? 
Indeed, this is an astonishing occurrence!" 

73. They said, "Are you surprised by Allah's command? The grace and 
abundance of Allah is upon you, o people of this house! Indeed, He is the 
Hamid . the Majeed ." 

74. When Abraham's fear left him, and he received the good news, he 
came to his senses and he began to argue with Us regarding the people of 
Lot. 

75. Indeed, Abraham was a tender and sensitive-hearted person, someone 
who often turned to his Rabb (introspection). 

76. (The angels) said, "O Abraham! Stop arguing! The command of your 
Rabb is definite! An unstoppable suffering is indeed going to inflict 
them!" 

77. When Our Rasuls came to Lot, he felt bad (for them) and worried (that 
he may not be able to protect them) and said, "This is a difficult day." 

78. The people (of Lot) came to him with desire... They were used to 
committing bad deeds... (Lot) said, "O my people... Here are my 
daughters... They are purer for you... Be wary of your Rabb and do not 
disgrace me before my guests... Is there not a single right-minded man 
among you?" 

79. They said, "You know we have no claim over your daughters! And you 
know well what exactly we are after." 

80. (Lot) said, "If only I had enough power over you or a powerful 
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81. (The angels) said, "O Lot! Indeed, we are the Rasuls of your Rabb... 
They can never reach you! So, depart with your family in the night... Let 
not any among you stay behind, except your wife! For whatever strikes 
them is also going to strike her... Their appointed time is the morning. Is 
the morning not near?" 

82. So, when Our command came We turned the city upside down and 
rained upon them stones of layered clay (possibly lava from a volcanic 
eruption) . 

83. (Stones that are) marked from your Rabb... They are not far from the 
wrongdoers. 

84. And to Madyan (We disclosed) their brother Shuayb... He said, "O my 
people... Become aware of your servitude to Allah! You cannot have a 
deity/god, only HU! Do not reduce the measurement and the scale... I see 
where the good is for you... And I fear for you a time of suffering that will 
engulf you." 

85. "O my people... Fulfill the measurement and the scale justly and in 
full, do not defraud people and do not go to extremes causing corruption 
on the earth." 

86. "If you are believers, what Allah makes lawful for you is better for you. 
I am not your keeper." 

87. They said, "O Shuayb... Is it your introspection that tells you we 
should abandon what our forefathers worshipped and stop disposing of 
our belongings as we please! Indeed, you are the Halim and the Rashid . 

88. (Shuayb) said, "O my people... Do you not see? What if I am upon a 
clear proof from my Rabb and He has given me provision from Himself? I 
do not wish to be in opposition to you by that which I have forbidden 
you... I only want to reform you as much as I am able to... My success is 
only with Allah... I have placed my trust in Him (believed the Name Wakil in 
my essence will fulfill its function) and to Him I turn." 

89. "O my people... Let not your opposition to me drag you to crime, 
(whereby) you be struck by a similar thing that struck the people of Noah, 
or Hud, or Salih... The people of Lot are not far from you." 

90. "Ask for forgiveness of your Rabb, and repent (return) to Him... 
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91. They said, "O Shuayb... We do not understand much of what you say! 
The truth is, we consider you weak among us... If it were not for your 
respected family we would definitely have killed you! You are not in a 
state to prevail over us." 

92. (Shuayb) said, "O my people... Is my family more powerful and 
unchallengeable than Allah for you? But you put Him behind your backs 
as forgotten... Indeed, my Rabb is encompassing over what you do." 

93. "O my people... Continue doing what you do according to your 
station. Indeed, I too am doing what I do. You will see soon to whom the 
degrading suffering will come and who the liar is... Observe, for I am also 
the Raqib with you." 

94. When Our command became manifest, We saved Shuayb and the 
believers with Him with Our grace... while the mighty vibrant dreadful 
blast overtook the wrongdoers and they fell dead in their homes. 

95. It was as though they had never lived there... Know with certainty, a 
life far from their reality is for the people of Madyan, just like the (people 
of) Thamud. 

96. Indeed, We disclosed Moses as Our sign and with clear proof... 

97. To Pharaoh and his leading men... They followed the command of 
Pharaoh... But the command of Pharaoh was not reflective of maturity. 

98. (The Pharaoh) will stand in front of his people during Doomsday and 
lead them to the fire! And wretched is the place to which they are led. 

99. They were cursed here (in this world) and the period of Doomsday! 
Wretched is the share they receive! 

100. So, that is the news of those regions! We relate it to you... Of them, 
some are standing (and some) are like a mown harvest. 

101. And We wronged them not but they wronged themselves! When the 
command of your Rabb became manifest, the gods they worshipped 
besides Allah were of no avail to them! (Their conception of god) brought 
them nothing but destruction. 

102. Thus is the seizure of your Rabb of the cities of wrongdoers! Indeed, 
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103. Indeed, there is a sign in this for those who fear the suffering of the 
life to come... That is a time when all of mankind will be gathered 
together! That is a time when nothing will be left hidden! 

104. We only postpone it for a determined term. 

105. When that period begins, no one will be able to speak except by His 
permission! Of them, some are wretched (faithless; befitting eternal hell) and 
some happy (believer; befitting eternal Paradise). 

106. The wretched ones will be in the fire (Naar). They will breathe therein 
by moaning and sighing (from the suffering)! 

107. As long as the heavens and the earth (their consciousness and body) 
exists they will abide therein eternally; except what your Rabb wills... 
Indeed, what your Rabb (the configuration of the Names comprising your 
essence) wills, He actualizes! 

108. As for the happy ones, they are in Paradise... As long as the heavens 
and the earth (their consciousness and bodies) exist they will abide therein 
eternally, except what your Rabb wills... They will live with a continual 
blessing of bounties. 

109. Do not fall into doubt by looking at their (apparent act of) worshipping! 
They are merely worshipping like their forefathers (they are not in servitude 
to Allah)! Indeed, We will give them what they deserve in full and 
complete. 

110. Indeed, We gave Moses the knowledge of the reality, but they differed 
about it! Had it not been for a past word (already decreed) by your Rabb, 
the matter between them would have surely been settled... Indeed, they 
are in doubt about it (because of their delusion). 

111. Indeed, your Rabb compensates each person in full for their deeds... 

For He (as their essential reality with His Names and their former) is the 
Habir. 

112. So, live the reality as you have been commanded (being on the right 
course means the experience of the reality via the realization of one's essential 
reality)! And those with you who have repented (for the things preventing 
them from experiencing their reality)... And do not transgress! For He is 
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113. Do not incline towards those who wrong (themselves) for (if you do) the 
fire will touch you... You cannot have a guardian (waliyy) besides Allah! 

(And if you do take others as guardian) you will see no help! 

114. Establish salat at the two ends of the day and at the approach of the 
night... Indeed, good deeds (experiencing the reality; a pleasant lifestyle) will 
remove the bad deeds (the act of covering the reality, and the consequences of 
offences resulting from an ego-based existence)... This is an advice for those 
with comprehension. 

115. Be patient... Indeed, Allah will not allow the rewards of those who do 
good to be lost. 

116. Should not those who remain from the generations before you stop 
corruption on earth? Except for a few of those who We saved among them 
(none of them did this)... The wrongdoers pursued the luxury with which 
they were spoilt... They became guilty! 

117. And your Rabb would not unjustly destroy the regions in which 
honest people reside! 

118. Had your Rabb willed, He could surely have made mankind a single 
community (of a single faith)! But beliefs based on differing opinions are to 
continue... 

119. Except for the person to whom your Rabb bestows His grace (who 
does not refute what the Rasul brings); for that He created them. The word of 
your Rabb: "I will surely fill Hell completely with the jinn and men" is 
fulfilled. 

120. The reason why We relate the news of every Rasul is to establish your 
understanding... With this surah you have been notified of the Truth, and 
a reminder and an advice (lesson) has been given to the believers. 

121. Tell the unbelievers, "Do whatever you can; for we will too." 

122. "And wait (to see the result)! For we are also waiting!" 

123. The unperceivable pertaining to the heavens and the earth is for 
Allah... The command manifests from Him in full! So, become aware of 
your servitude to Him, feel the presence of meaning of the Name Wakil in 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Ra... These are the signs of the Knowledge that clearly 
manifests the reality. 

2. Indeed, We revealed the (READable, comprehendible) Quran in Arabic 

(from the essential reality of man denoted by the Beautiful Names, from the 
dimension of Knowledge to the consciousness of man) so that you may 
evaluate it with your reason. 

3. We (as the qualities of the Names) reveal to you (from the knowledge in your 
essential reality to your consciousness) this (READable, comprehendible) 
Quran and disclose to you an exemplary account with the best narration... 
Indeed, this knowledge was not apparent to you before! 

4. And when Joseph said to his father, "O my father! Indeed, I saw the 
eleven planets, the Sun, the Moon... I saw them prostrating to me." 

5. (His father) said, "My son... Do not recount your dream to your brothers, 
lest they set a trap for you (out of jealousy)... Indeed, Satan is a clear enemy 
to man." 

6. "Thus your Rabb chooses you, and teaches you to see the essence of 
affairs, and completes His blessing upon you and the family of Jacob, like 
he completed upon your fathers Abraham and Isaac before you. Indeed, 
your Rabb is the Aleem . the Hakim ." 

7. Indeed, there are lessons in the incident of Joseph and his brothers for 
those who ask! 

8. When they (his brothers) said, "Our father loves Joseph and his brother 
(Benjamin) more, while we are greater in number and more powerful! 
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9. "Kill Joseph or cast him out to (another) place so that his father's love 
will turn to you! After that you will be at ease." 

10. Another one of them said, "If you want to do something, do not kill 
Joseph! Throw him into a well (not too deep), a caravan will (find him and) 
pick him up!" 

11. They said, "O our father, why do you not trust us with Joseph while we 
only have well wishes for him?" 

12. "Send him with us tomorrow so that he can freely go about and play... 
Indeed, we are protectors over him." 

13. (Jacob) said, "Indeed, it will sadden me if you take him... I fear a wolf 
will eat him while you are not paying attention to him." 

14. They said, "If a wolf should eat him while we are a strong group, then 
we will surely be losers." 

15. So, when they took him and agreed to put him into the bottom of the 
well, We revealed to him, "Indeed, you will confront them with this affair 
(one day) in a place where they will not recognize you!" 

16. And they came to their father in the first hours of the night, weeping. 

17. They said, "O our father! Indeed we went, we were racing... we left 
Joseph with our possessions... and then a wolf ate him... No matter how 
truthfully we speak to you, you will not believe us." 

18. And they came with his shirt, on which they stained with false blood... 

(Their father) said, "No (I do not believe you)! Your souls have enticed you 
to do something (bad)! So, from now on patience is most fitting for me... 
And Allah is my refuge against that which you assert!" 

19. Then a caravan came by the well and their water-carrier let down his 
bucket, and when he saw, he said, "Ah, good news! There is a little boy 
here"... They took him out to sell him. Allah is Aleem over what they do 

(as their essence and the creator of their actions) . 

20. (Then in Egypt) they sold him for a small price, a few dirhams, to get rid 
of him. 

21. The Egyptian who bought him told his wife, "Look after him well... I 
hope he will benefit us, or maybe we will adopt him as a son"... And thus 
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life's events... The command of Allah will prevail! But most of the people 
are not aware! 

22. When (Joseph) reached maturity, We gave him judgment and 
knowledge. Thus We reward the doers of good. 

23. The woman in whose house Joseph lived sought to seduce him. She 
firmly closed the doors and said, "I am yours, come"... (Joseph) refused 
and said, "I seek refuge in Allah! Indeed, he (your husband) is my master, 
he gave me my possessions. Indeed, the wrongdoers will not succeed." 

24. Indeed, she desired him... Had it not been for the proof of his Rabb (if 

Joseph's reason did not prevail against his feelings/emotions) he would have 
inclined towards her! Thus We kept bad deeds (ego-based 
feelings/emotions) and desires away from him! For he is of Our sincere 
servants. 

25. And they both raced to the door... She tore his shirt from the back... 
And they ran into her husband next to the door... She said, "What is the 
punishment for the one who intends to do bad things to one's wife, other 
than imprisonment or a painful suffering?" 

26. (Joseph) said, "It was she who sought to take advantage of me"... And a 
person from her household testified, "If his shirt is torn from the front she 
has told the truth, and he is of the liars." 

27. "But if his shirt is torn from the back, then she has lied and he is of the 
truthful." 

28. When (al-Azeez; her husband) saw (Joseph's) shirt torn from the back, he 
said, "This is surely the guile of you women... the guile of women is great 
indeed!" 

29. "Joseph... Overlook this (forget it happened)... (Woman!) Ask forgiveness 
for your mistake... Indeed, you have made a big mistake." 

30. And the news reached the women in the city, "The wife of al-Azeez 
tried to seduce her slave! His love has captured her heart! Indeed, we see 
her in clear perversion!" 

31. When (the wife of al-Azeez) heard them talking behind her back she 
sent them an invitation and prepared for them a banquet and gave each of 
them a knife then called out (to Joseph), "Come out before them (and show 
yourself)!"... When (the women of the city) saw him they extolled him (his 

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astonishment... They claimed, "Never! By Allah, this is no mortal; this 
could only be a fine angel." 

32. (The wife of al-Azeez) said, "That is the one about whom you blamed 
me! And yes, I certainly tried to seduce him, but he sought to remain pure 
(and refused)! I swear, if he does not do as I order him, he will surely be 
imprisoned and be among the debased." 

33. (Joseph) said, "My Rabb... Prison is more pleasant to me than that to 
which they invite me... If You do not protect me from their guile, I will 
incline toward them and be among the ignorant." 

34. (Joseph's) Rabb responded to his prayer and warded off their guile from 
him! Indeed, He is the Sami, the Aleem. 

35. Then (even) after seeing (so much) evidence, they decided to imprison 
him for some time. 

36. And two young men were also imprisoned with him... One of them 
said, "I saw (in my dream) that I was pressing grapes for wine"... The other 
said, "And I saw in my dream that I was carrying bread on top of my head 
and the birds were eating from it"... "Inform us of the realities to which 
these (visions) point... Indeed, we see you of the doers of good." 

37. (Joseph) said, "I will inform you of the interpretation before it is time to 
eat and your provision is brought to you... This is from the knowledge my 
Rabb has taught me... This is why I have abandoned the religion of the 
people, for they do not believe in Allah, the essence of the worlds (with His 
Names) and they deny the eternal life to come." 

38. "I follow (the religion of unity) of my fathers, Abraham, Isaac and 
Jacob... It is not for us to associate anything/ anyone (including ourselves) to 
Allah! This is Allah's bounty upon us and upon mankind. But the majority 
of the people are not grateful (do not evaluate this reality)." 

39. (Joseph said), "O my companions of prison... Are diverse Rabbs of 
differing qualities better, or Allah, the Wahid'ul Qahhar (the only ONE 
under whose command lays all things)?" 

40. "The things you worship besides Him exist only in name (i.e. they have 
no real existence), which you and your fathers have made up; there is no 
evidence in regards to their existence from Allah. The judgment is Allah's 
alone! And he commands that you serve only Him! This is the valid 
(understanding of) Religion... But the majority of the people are not aware 
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41. "O my companions of prison... Of the two of you, one (will be let out of 
prison and) serve wine to his rabb (master)! As for the other, he will be 
crucified and the birds will eat from his head! The matter about which you 
inquire has been decreed as such." 

42. And (Joseph) said to the one whom he assumed will be let free, 
"Remember me (and mention me) before your master!" But Satan made 
him forget to mention Joseph when he was next to his master, and Joseph 
remained in prison for many years. 

43. The king said, "Indeed, I have seen (in a dream) seven fat cows being 
eaten by seven lean cows. And seven green ears (of corn) and seven dry 
ones... O eminent ones! Explain to me your ruling of my vision, if you can 
interpret dreams." 

44. They said, "It is but a bunch of imaginary fables... And we are not 
learned in the interpretation of dreams!" 

45. The one of the two (of Joseph's prison friends) who was freed, 
remembered and said, "I will inform you of its interpretation... Take me 
immediately (to the prison)!" 

46. "O Joseph! O man of truth! Give us the interpretation (explain the 
meaning of the symbols) of seven fat cows being eaten by seven lean cows 
and seven ears (of grain) and seven dry ones that I may return to the people 
and they may know (its values)." 

47. (Joseph) said, "Cultivate for seven years as you are accustomed to... 
And leave what you harvest in the ear, except for a little, of which you will 
eat." 

48. "Then will come seven intense years of drought during which you will 
consume what you saved... Except a little, from which you will store." 

49. "Then will come after that a year in which the people will be given an 
abundance of rain and in which they will press (an abundance of grapes, 
fruit, milk)." 

50. The king said, "Bring him (Joseph) to me!"... But when the rasul (the 
king's delegate) came to him, (Joseph) said, "Return to your rabb (your 
master)... Ask him 'what happened to the women who cut their hands?'... 
Indeed, my Rabb is Aleem of their trap." 

51. (The King) said (to the women), "What did Joseph do when you tried to 
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from him." The wife of al-Azeez said, "Now the truth has become evident! 
I tried to seduce him... Indeed, he (Joseph) is of the truthful!" 

52. "This is so my master knows I did not betray him and Allah does not 
allow the deceit of the betrayers to be successful." 

53. "I do not exonerate myself... Indeed, the soul commands malice with 
all its might... Except for those upon whom my Rabb bestows grace... 
Indeed, my Rabb is the Ghafur , the Rahim." 

54. The king said, "Bring him (Joseph) to me! I shall make him my special 
friend"... When he spoke to him, he said, "Indeed today you have a 
reliable position with us." 

55. (Joseph) said, "Appoint me treasurer of your land. Indeed, I am a 
trustworthy and knowledgeable person." 

56. And thus We established Joseph in that land (Egypt)... He could go 
about and lodge wherever he willed therein... We manifest Our 
mercy/grace when We will... We will not leave unrequited the deeds of the 
doers of good. 

57. The return pertaining to their eternal life to come is surely better for 
those who believe and protect themselves. 

58. And (finally) the brothers of Joseph came... They entered his presence... 
Though they did not recognize Joseph, he recognized them. 

59. After having their supplies loaded, he said, "(Next time you come for 
supplies) bring to me your step-brother (i.e. Joseph's brother Benjamin)... As 
you see, I give a full measure of supplies and I am the most auspicious of 
accommodators." 

60. "If you do not bring him to me, neither expect a measure of supplies 
from me, nor approach me." 

61. They said, "We will try to convince our father (to allow us) to bring 
him... And we will surely succeed." 

62. (Joseph) told his servants, "Put their capital into their saddlebags - that 
when they return to their family, they will recognize it and return to us." 

63. When they returned to their father, they said, "O our father... If we do 
not take (Benjamin) with us the next time we go we will be given no 
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64. (Their father) said, "Shall I entrust you with him as I entrusted you with 
your brother (Joseph) before? Allah is the protector! He is the most Rahim 
of the Rahim. 

65. When they opened their baggage they found the fee they had paid 
returned to them... They said, "O our father... What else can we want? The 
fee we paid has been returned to us! We shall get supplies for our family, 
watch over our brother and obtain an extra camel's load (as Benjamin's 
due)... This (what we obtain now) is a small quantity." 

66. (Their father) said, "Never shall I send him with you unless you 
promise in the name of Allah that you will bring him back to me, except if 
you are completely surrounded by enemies and threatened with death"... 
And when they gave their solemn promise (their father) said, "Allah is 
Wakil over what we say." 

67. And he said, "O my sons... Do not all enter from one gate... but enter 
from different gates... (Though) I cannot protect you from (what is to come 
from) Allah... The judgment is Allah's alone... I have placed my trust in 
Him and I turn to Him (believe the Name Wakil in my essence will fulfill its 
function without failure!)... Those who place their trust should place their 
trust in Him." 

68. Their father's order to enter through different gates was not to change 
the decree of Allah... It was only a desire in Jacob's heart that he fulfilled... 
Indeed, he possessed knowledge because of what We taught Him... But 
the majority of the people do not know (these realities). 

69. And when (the brothers) arrived next to Joseph, he took his brother 
(Benjamin) and said, "I am your brother... So do not despair over what has 
happened!" 

70. So when (Joseph) loaded them with supplies he had a water cup put 
into his brother's bag... Then a messenger and his men ran after them and 
called out, "O people of this caravan... You are thieves!" 

71. They turned them and asked, "What is missing?" 

72. They said, "The water cup of the king is missing... He who finds it will 
be rewarded a camel's load... I am the guarantor of this award." 

73. (The brothers) said, "By Allah (i.e. a type of vow connoting astonishment)! 
You certainly know we have not come here to cause corruption... And we 
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74. (The Egyptians) said, "What will be the recompense if you are lying?" 

75. (The brothers) said, "Its recompense will be that in whose bag the water 
cup is found (the owner of the bag) shall be arrested... Thus do we 
recompense the wrongdoers!" 

76. Upon this (Joseph) started searching, he began with the other bags 
before his brother's bag... Then he found (the water cup) in his brother's 
bag and took it out... Thus We progressed (the events) in favor of Joseph. 
For he could not have taken his brother within the religion of the king 
(based on the regulations of the King) except if Allah willed... We increase in 
knowledge whom We will. But over every possessor of knowledge there is 
One who knows all. 

77. (The brothers) said, "If he has stolen it, his brother has also stolen 
before!" Joseph kept this (slander) within himself and did not reveal it to 
them, "Now you are in a really bad position... Allah knows the truth of 
what you ascribe to whom." 

78. (The brothers) said, "O Azeez... Indeed, he has a father who is very 
old... Take one of us in his stead... Indeed, we see you as a doer of good." 

79. (Joseph) said, "We take refuge in Allah from taking one other than he 
in whose bag we found our possession... For then, we will indeed be 
wrongdoers." 

80. So when they lost hope (in Joseph) they secluded themselves and spoke 
privately among each other... Their eldest said, "Do you not remember 
how your father has taken an oath from you in the name of Allah, and your 
guilt regarding Joseph? Indeed, I will not leave this land until my father 
permits me or until Allah decides for me... He is the best of judges." 

81. "Return to your father and say, 'O our father... Indeed, your son has 
stolen... We only bear witness to what we have seen... We could not have 
guarded that which we couldn't see.'" 

82. "Ask the people of the city and the caravan with which we have 
traveled... We are indeed telling you the truth." 

83. (Their father) said, "No (I do not think so)! Your souls have enticed you 
to something (bad). So, from now on patience is most fitting for me... 
Perhaps Allah will bring them all back to me... Indeed, He is the Aleem, 
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84. He turned away from them and with his eyes that became white from 
grief he said, "Ah.. How you have done wrong by Joseph!"... He was now 
one trying to digest his sorrow. 

85. They said, "By Allah! You are still reminiscing Joseph... You are either 
going to become fatally ill or die from this sorrow." 

86. (Jacob) said, "I direct my sorrow and grief to Allah alone... I know 
about Allah things that you do not know." 

87. "O my sons... Go and find out about Joseph and his brother! Do not 
lose hope of Allah's reviving grace... For none loses hope of the reviving 
mercy of Allah except those who deny the knowledge of the reality." 

88. So when they (the brothers who went back to Egypt for more supplies) 
entered the presence of Joseph, they said, "O Azeez... Our family has 
fallen into a great shortness and adversity... and we have come with 
capital of scant worth... Give us full measure and be charitable to us from 
your bounty... Indeed, Allah recompenses those who are charitable." 

89. (Joseph) said, "Do you remember what you did to Joseph when you 
were young and ignorant?" 

90. (The brothers) said, "Ah! You... yes, you are Joseph, indeed?"... (Joseph) 
said, "I am Joseph and this is my brother... Allah has certainly bestowed 
his favor upon us... For whoever protects himself and is patient, indeed 
Allah will not allow the deeds of the doers of good to be lost." 

91. (The brothers) said, "By Allah! Indeed, Allah has raised you above us... 
We were certainly in error." 

92. (Joseph) said, "No reproach shall be uttered against you today, you 
shall not be condemned! Allah will forgive you... for He is the most Rahim 
of the Rahim." 

93. "Go (to our father) with my shirt... And put it in front of him, he will see 
the truth... And gather the whole family and bring them to me!" 

94. And when the caravan left (the land of Joseph), their father (in their own 
land) said, "If you do not think I am old and weakened in mind, indeed I 
perceive the scent (frequency) of Joseph." 

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96. And when the bearer of good news came, he put the shirt in front of 
Jacob and immediately he saw the truth! (Jacob) said, "Didn't I tell you, 
indeed I know about Allah things that you do not know." 

97. (Joseph's brothers) said, "O our father... Ask for us forgiveness of our 
sins... Indeed, we were mistaken." 

98. (Jacob) said, "I will ask forgiveness for you from my Rabb... Indeed, he 
is the Ghafur, the Rahim." 

99. And when they came next to Joseph, he embraced his parents and 
said, "Allah willing, welcome to Egypt, safe and secure!" 

100. And he raised his parents to the throne... His brothers prostrated to 
him in respect... And (Joseph) said, "My father... This is the interpretation 
(actualization) of my dream before (i.e. father = sun, mother = moon, eleven 
brothers = eleven planets)... My Rabb has made it true (actualized it)... (My 
Rabb) has indeed been good to me... After Satan induced provocation 
between my brothers and I, He took me out of the prison and brought you 
from the desert... Indeed, my Rabb is Latif upon whom He wills... For He 
is the Aleem, the Hakim." 

101. "My Rabb... Indeed, You have given to me from Your sovereignty and 
taught me to see the true meanings of life events... You are the Fatir of the 
heavens and the earth (1. Universal meaning: The dimension of knowledge 
comprising the essence of the universe, and the material dimension that exists 
based on the perception of creation, 2. Worldly meaning: The skies, with all of its 
dimensions, and the earth, 3. The meaning pertaining to humans: The levels of 
consciousness of man — the seven stations of self/ consciousness — and the 
body). You are my Waliyy (guardian/protector) in the world and the eternal 
life to come (I am experiencing the awareness of the Name Waliyy among Your 
names that comprise my essence at every given instance)... Cause me to die 
(take me out of the life of this material dimension) in this submissive state and 
join me with the righteous (those who fulfill the requirements of their faith)!" 

102. This that We reveal to you is news from the unperceivable realms... 
And you were not with them (Joseph's brothers) when they were conspiring 
to put together their plan. 

103. And most of the people, although you ardently strive (to help them) are 
not experiencing true faith. 

104. (Whereas) you do not even ask them for any payment (to warn them of 
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105. And there are many signs within the heavens and earth, from which 
they turn away and leave behind. 

106. And most of them believe in Allah only as dualists (by associating their 
assumed gods or selves)! 

107. (Or) do they give a guarantee against the punishment of Allah that 
will envelope them all, or the Hour (death) that will come upon them 
suddenly while they are unaware? 

108. Say, "This is my way, I invite to Allah based on insight (not by 
imitation but by experiencing the essence)... I and those who follow me (live 
with insight). Subhan is Allah! I am not of those who associate things to 
Allah!" 

109. And We have not disclosed before you any men except those in the 
city to whom We revealed... Have they not traveled upon the earth and 
seen how the end of those before them has been... The eternal life to come 
is surely better for those who protect themselves... Will you not use your 
reason? 

110. Until the Rasuls lost hope and (before the punishment became manifest) 
they assumed they had been denied (that is when) Our help came to them. 
And whoever We willed was saved... Our punishment will not be repelled 
from the guilty people. 

111. Indeed, there is a lesson in their life stories for those who contemplate 
in depth! It (the Quran) is not a narration invented (by man)... It is a 
confirmation of the essential knowledge, which came before it, and a 
detailed narration of huda (knowledge of the reality) and grace (knowing 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Meem, Ra... These are the signs of the Book (revealed 
knowledge of the reality and sunnatullah), which is revealed to you from your 
Rabb as the Truth... But, the majority of the people do not believe. 

2. (The One whose name is) Allah is HU, who has raised the heavens (the 
unperceivable dimensions beyond matter — consciousness [the seven stations of 
the self]) upon nothing that you can see (by forming different dimensions 
based on different perception systems)! Then He established Himself above 
the Throne (made the qualities of the Names sovereign over the dimension of 
acts)! And He delegated the Sun and the Moon to manifest His command; 
each continuing their function for a specified term... He forms and directs 
(all) things with His command, He brings them into existence with all 
their details, so that you may attain certainty (i.e. the awareness of the 
manifestations of your Rabb's Names within your essence) . 

3. And it is Hu who spread the earth (made matter/ the body with the capacity 
to form their constituents; this isn't about the roundness of the earth, but rather 
the capacity pertaining to the earth and the body, or the dimension of matter in 
general) and placed therein firmly set mountains (the organs of the body) 
and rivers (the continuous flow of knowledge nourishing the consciousness; the 
nervous system)... And from each fruit (product) its twin (the individual's 
formless parallel beyond matter)... He transforms the night into the day 
(transforms the darkness of ignorance into enlightenment; the observation of the 
reality, with His knowledge)... In truth, there are many signs in these for 
people who contemplate. 

4. And on the earth (or the body) there are neighboring continents (or 
organs), and gardens of grapevines and crops, and groves of palms, single 
and clustered... All are watered and nourished (continue their existence) with 
one water (through the manifestation of ONE SINGLE KNOWLEDGE 
throughout creation)... Yet We favor some of their fruit over others (based on 
what they provide). Indeed, there are signs in this for a people who use 
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5. And if you are astonished (at our signs because you are unable to 
comprehend them) what is astonishing is their saying, "Will we be brought 
into a new creation and continue to live after we have become dust?"... 
They are the ones who deny the knowledge that their Rabb comprises 
their essence (unable to comprehend their immortality due to being composed 
of the immortal Names of Allah)! And they are the ones with 
shackles/fetters around their necks (captives to the idea that they are merely 
the physical body produced by the second brain in their guts)! They are the 
people of Fire (burning/ suffering)... They will abide therein eternally! 

6. They look for trouble rather than expecting good things from You... 
(Whereas) many people (nations), who ought to have received a lesson, were 
punished before them. And, indeed, your Rabb is forgiving toward people 
despite their wrongdoing... Indeed, your Rabb is severe in recompense (in 

enforcing the due consequence of an offense). 

7. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "A miracle should 
have been revealed to him from his Rabb!"... But you are only a warner... 
But for every people there is a Hadi (a guide to the reality). 

8. Allah knows what every female bears and what the wombs lose or 
exceed. In His sight everything is capacitated according to its purpose of 
creation. 

9. He is Ale em over the unperceived and the perceived. He is the Kabir 

(possessor of infinite meanings), the Muta'ali (His might encompasses all 
things). 

10. Whether one conceals his thoughts or reveals it, that which is in the 
darkness of the night or the brightness of the day, is all the same (for 

Him)! 

11. He has (over all His manifestations) a system of continual/uninterrupted 
observation (forces — angels) who protect them, from front and back, by the 
decree of Allah... Indeed, Allah will not change the lifestyle of a people 
until they change themselves (their understanding and value judgments)! And 
if Allah wills a disaster for a people, there is no repelling it! Besides Allah, 
there is no helping friend for them. 

12. It is HU who shows you lightning (a sudden epiphany in your brain) as 
fear and hope for you, and who generates heavy clouds (with knowledge and 
gnosis)... (This verse and the following verses depict the various states of 
humans via metaphors and symbols; however, many take these verses literally 
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13. And the Rad (thunder — the discoveries of the Perfect Man via introspective 
thoughts/ contemplations [The Perfect Man, Abdulkareem Al Jili]) exalts (tasbih) 
Him with hamd (evaluation of the corporeal worlds created with His Names, as 
He wills); and the angels (forces within man and the universe, also exalt Him 
[tasbih] and fulfill their servitude to Him) under His sovereignty... While they 
argue about Allah (out of their ego-based ideas), He discloses thunderbolts 
(the striking of the knowledge of the reality) and enables this experience to 
whom He wills! He is shadid'ul mihal (the possessor of the system called 
sunnatullah, which is enforced with intensity and not subject to any form of 
alteration or intervention) . 

14. To HU is the invitation of Truth! Those to whom they turn and from 
whom they seek help besides Allah will never respond to them (because 
they do not exist)! (They are) like one who stretches out his hand for water, 
but it will not reach him (for there is no tap)! The prayer of those who deny 
the knowledge of the reality is only a perversion and futile! 

15. And whoever is in the heavens and the earth (matter and beyond) and 
their shadows (their conceptual existence — for the real and absolute existence is 
the Names of Allah) whether willingly or by compulsion, prostrate to Allah 

(they are in a state of absolute submission to the command of Allah comprising 
their essential reality)! (This is a verse of prostration.) 

16. Say, "Who is the Rabb of the heavens and the earth?" Say, "Allah"! 
Say, "Have you taken allies besides Him who cannot give any benefit nor 
harm even to their own selves?" Say, "Can the blind be equivalent to the 
seeing? Or the darkness be equivalent to Nur (light of knowledge)?" Or do 
they attribute partners to Allah who create like He creates and whose 
system resembles the system of Allah? Say, "It is Allah, who is the creator 
of all things... HU is the Wahid, the Qahhar ." 

17. He sent down water (the qualities of the Names) from the sky and valleys 
(compositions of Names as individual forms) flow (as intellectual activity) 
according to their capacity (the amount of the forces in their unique 
composition)... That torrent carries rising foam (the material life)... And from 
what they heat and melt in the fire in desire of ornaments and 
adornments, is foam like it... But foam is thrown out as unnecessary 
excess... Thus Allah exemplifies the truth and the falsity... But as for that 
which benefits people, that remains on earth... Thus Allah gives examples. 

18. For those who respond to their Rabb (who turn introspectively to their 
essential reality) is the best/beautiful (Paradise — living the beautiful 
manifestations of the Names comprising their essence)... But as for those who 
do not respond to Him, even if they had all that is in the earth and the like 
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deprivation)... The worst result of life account will be theirs... Their refuge 
will be Hell... What a wretched place of rest that is! 

19. That which is revealed to you from your Rabb is the Truth. Is the one 
who can see the truth equivalent to the one who is blind to it? Only those 
with reason, who can contemplate in depth, can understand this! 

20. Those (who reach the reality) fulfill the covenant of Allah (live according 
to the requirements of the knowledge of the reality manifested in their being by 
Allah) and they do not break their contracts (their natural disposition). 

21. They UNIFY what Allah orders to be UNIFIED (the state of existence in 
which the 'constructed self and the 'original self are united), and they are in 
awe of their Rabb (the magnificent infiniteness of the qualities of the Names) 
and fear bad accounts (the consequence of not giving the due right). 

22. They were patient (in their current state), and sought the face (the 
paradisiacal state of existence in which the manifestations of the divine forces in 
one's essential reality is experienced) of their Rabb, they performed salat and 
gave unrequitedly, secretly and openly from the life sustenance we 
disclosed to them... They nullify their wrongdoings with (following) good 
deeds... Theirs shall be the homeland of the future! 

23. (The homeland of the future is) the Paradises of Eden (a level of existence 
where one consciously experiences the forces of the Names in one's essence)... 
They will enter there in unity (experiencing the same reality) with those who 
attain righteousness (amend themselves and live coherently) from among 
their parents, partners and offspring... And the angels will come to them 
from every gate (the forces required to live in that state of existence will 
become activated within them at every level) ! 

24. (They will say) "Assalamu alaikum (may the force pertaining to the Name 
Salam become activated within you) as a result of your patience... How 
beautiful is the final homeland!" (The word 'homeland' in the Hadith "One's 
love for their homeland is from their faith" is a reference to this.) 

25. But those who break (because of their conditionings or misevaluation of 
information) their covenants (despite the absolute submission in their natural 
disposition by creation) and those who cut asunder what Allah orders to be 
unified/joined (i.e. those who assume the constructed self is separate from the 
original self) and those who cause corruption on the earth (by misusing their 
body and becoming captives to the second brain in their guts), they are the 
ones who will be distanced from Allah (fall far from the forces of the Names 
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26. Allah increases the sustenance of life for whom He wills and decreases 
it for whom He wills! They rejoice and become spoiled with the worldly 
things, but the life of the world is merely a fleeting comfort compared to 
the life to come! 

27. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "Shouldn't he have 
been given a miracle from his Rabb?"... Say, "Indeed Allah misguides 
whom He wills and guides to the reality those who turn to Him." 

28. They are the ones who have believed and consciously experience the 
satisfaction of remembering and feeling Allah within their essence! Let it 
be known with certainty that consciousness finds contentment in the 
remembrance of Allah (dhikrullah; to remember one's essential reality, or 
original self, i.e. Allah, as comprising the essence of all things with His Names) ! 

29. Those who believe and fulfill the requirements of their faith will have 
Tuba (the tree of Paradise) and the bliss of experiencing what is within their 
essence. 

30. Thus We disclosed you to a people, before whom many nations have 
come to pass, so that you may recite to those who deny the Rahman and 
inform them of what We have revealed to you... Say, "My Rabb is HU ! 
There is no god, only HU! To Him is my trust and to Him is my 
repentance and return." 

31. Even if there were a Quran by (the recital of) which mountains could be 
set in motion, or the earth could be crumbled to pieces, or the dead could 
be made to speak (they would still not believe it)! No, the command is 
Allah's in full! Did not the believers know that had Allah willed, He would 
surely have enabled the realization of the absolute reality to all of 
mankind! As for those who deny the knowledge of the reality, adversity 
will not cease to strike them or near their homes because of their own 
misdeeds... Until the promise of Allah is fulfilled... Indeed, Allah will not 
fail to keep His promise! 

32. Indeed the Rasuls before you were also mocked... I granted respite to 
those who deny the knowledge of the reality and then I seized them... 
How awful was the suffering that resulted from their misdeeds! 

33. They ascribed partners to Allah while it is He who forms the return of 
what every soul outputs... Say, "Name them! Or are you informing Him of 
something on the earth that He does not know? Or are you talking 
nonsense?"... But no, the scheme of the deniers of the reality has been 
made pleasing to them and they have been kept back from the way (of 
Allah)... And whomever Allah misleads, there is no longer a guide to the 
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34. There is suffering for them in the worldly life... and, surely, the 
suffering in the life to come will be worse! And there will be no protectors 
from Allah for them. 

35. The example (metaphor) of Paradise for those who protect themselves 
is that beneath it rivers flow... Its fruit is lasting and so is its shade... This 
is the future for those who protect themselves... As for those who deny the 
knowledge of the reality, it is the fire. 

36. Those to whom We (previously) gave the Book (the knowledge of the 
reality) rejoiced at what has been disclosed to you... but among them are 
some who deny part of it... Say, "I have only been commanded to serve 
Allah and to not ascribe any partners to Him... To Him is my invitation 
and to Him is my return!" 

37. And thus We have revealed it as a command in Arabic... Indeed, if you 
follow their fantasies after the knowledge that has come to you, you shall 
have neither a friend nor a protector from Allah. 

38. Indeed, We disclosed Rasuls before you and gave partners and 
offspring to them... It is not possible for a Rasul to come as a proof 
without the permission of Allah (B-iznillah)... There is a decreed time for 
the formation of every command! 

39. Allah abolishes what He wills or forms (into a perceivable reality, what He 
wills), and with Him is the Mother of the Book (primary knowledge; the 
knowledge of the ways in which the Names will manifest at every instant). 

40. If We show you some of what We promised them (while they are alive) or 
cause you to die (without showing it to you, your function will still not change) 
you are only responsible to inform... Enforcing the consequences of their 
deeds belongs to Us! 

41. Did they not see how we wear out the earth (the physical body) from 
every way (until it ages and dies, or the global exhaustion of the earth by cosmic 
or climate conditions, or the wearing out of the dualists in that time)... Allah 
decrees (this) and there is none to chase (adjust and change) His decree. He 
is the One that instantaneously forms the subsequent stage based on what 
has already been formed. 

42. Those before them had also planned a trap... But the plan belongs to 
Allah entirely (their plan worked against them, they fell into their own trap set 
by sunnatullah)... He knows the outcome of every consciousness! Those 
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43. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "You are not a Rasul 
(disclosed by Allah)"... Say, "Sufficient is Allah and those who possess the 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Ra... This (Book) Knowledge (of reality and the sunnatullah) that 
We reveal to you is so you may take mankind out of the darkness (of 
ignorance) into the Nur (light of knowledge) based on the suitability of the 
Name composition comprising their being (B-izni Rabbihim), to the path of 
the Aziz (the One whose will to do as He likes, nothing can oppose) and the 
Hamid (the One who evaluates only Himself). 

2. To Allah (who is the Aziz and the Hamid) belongs whatever is in the 
heavens and the earth (for the observation of the qualities referenced by His 
Beautiful Names)... Woe to those who deny the knowledge of the reality for 
the severe suffering awaiting them! 

3. They (who deny the knowledge of the reality) prefer the (limited) worldly 
life to the eternal life to come and they obstruct from the way of Allah, 
wanting to deviate it... They are in an extreme error that is difficult to 
correct. 

4. And We disclosed every Rasul with the language of his people so they 
may explain clearly to them... Allah sends astray whom He wills and 
guides whom He wills... And He is the Aziz, the Hakim . 

5. Indeed, We disclosed Moses with miracles, saying, "Take your people 
out of the darkness into the light of knowledge (Nur) and remind them of 
the eternal life to come, during which the command of Allah will be 
realized"... Indeed, there are signs in this for everyone who is very patient 
and very grateful. 

6. And when Moses said to his people, "Remember the blessing of Allah 
upon you... (Remember) how He saved you from the people of the 
Pharaoh... They used to afflict you with the worst torment, slaughtering 
your sons and keeping your females alive... In that there was a great 
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7. And (remember) how your Rabb had declared, "Indeed, if you are 
thankful I shall increase it, but if you are ungrateful, then certainly My 
punishment is most severe." 

8. Moses said, "If you and everyone on earth denied (the reality and was 
ungrateful) then (know well that) Allah is surely the Ghani, the Hamid." 

9. Did not the news of those before you, the people of Noah, Aad, 
Thamud and those after them reach you? None knows them but Allah! 
Their Rasuls had come to them with proofs yet they had covered their 
mouths with their hands (a gesture used by the Arabs to denote refusal of an 
idea) and said, "Indeed, we deny that with which you have been disclosed, 
and regarding that to which you invite us, we are in a disturbing doubt." 

10. Their Rasuls said, "Can there be doubt about Allah, the creator (the 
Fatir) of the heavens and the earth? He forgives the mistakes resulting 
from your humanity and gives you a chance until the end of your 
lifespan." They said (to the Rasuls), "You are but humans like us (there is 
no miraculous aspect to you)... You want to obstruct us from what our 
fathers used to worship... So, bring us a clear sultan (miraculous authority, 
proof)." 

11. Their Rasuls said to them, "We are humans like you, but Allah bestows 
His blessing (of risalah) upon whom He wills of His servants... It is not 
possible for us to bring you a sultan (miraculous authority, evidence) except 
if it becomes manifest by the permission of Allah (B-iznillah)... So, let the 
believers place their trust in Allah (believe the Name Wakil in their essence 
will fulfill its function)." 

12. "And why should we not place our trust in Allah when He has guided 
us in the way of the reality? We will surely be patient against the harm you 
cause us... Those who trust should place their trust in Allah (believe the 
Name Wakil in their essence will fulfill its function). 

13. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality (who live an egocentric life) 
said to their Rasul, "Either we will drive you out of our land or you will 
turn to our belief... Their Rabb revealed to them, "Indeed, We will 
destroy the wrongdoers." 

14. "And after them We will make you dwell in that land... This is specific 
for those who fear My position and threat." 

15. (The Rasuls) wanted conquest... And (thereby) every obstinate tyrant 
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16. And beyond him is Hell... He shall be given putrid water (the water of 

hell). 

17. He will try to sip it but will not be able to swallow it... Death will come 
to him from all sides, but he will not die! And after that, a worse suffering! 

18. The example of those who deny their Rabb (the qualities of the Names in 
their essence) is like the ashes that are forcefully blown by the winds on a 
stormy day... They shall gain nothing from what they do... That is the 
biggest deviation (from the reality). 

19. Did you not see that Allah has created the heavens and the earth in 
Truth (with the qualities of His Names as compositions of His Names)... If He 
wills, He can do away with you and bring a new creation, unique and new. 

20. This is not difficult for Allah, the Aziz (whose command nothing can 
oppose)! 

21. And they are all gathered and fully exposed for Allah! The weak will 
say to those who were arrogant, "Indeed, we were your followers, so can 
you now ward off from us anything of the wrath of Allah?" (The arrogant) 
will say, "Had Allah guided us, we would surely have guided you... (But 
now) whether we scream out in agony or are patient, it is all the same for 
us... (For) there is no place of escape for us." 

22. And when the matter is concluded (when the reality becomes evident), 
Satan will say, "Indeed, Allah informed you of His true promise... I also 
promised you, but then I betrayed you... I had no authority (power) over 
you (anyway)... I only whispered some ideas to you and you followed my 
ideas (because they resonated with your ego)! So do not blame me, but blame 
yourselves! Neither can I be called to your aid, nor can you run to my aid. 
I had also denied your association of me with Allah before! Indeed, there 
is a painful suffering for the wrongdoers." 

23. As for those who believe and fulfill the requirements of their faith, they 
will be admitted to Paradises, beneath which rivers flow, and in which 
they will abide eternally, according to the Name composition comprising 
their Rabb (B-izni Rabbihim). And their greeting therein will be, "Salam". 

24. Did you not see how Allah explains with symbols, a pure expression 

(knowledge of the reality) is like a pure tree (the perfect man) whose root is 
firmly fixed (the core data in the brain pertaining to the original self) and 
whose branches reach out to the sky (the outcome of which is formed in the 
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25. (That tree) produces its fruit (knowledge and gnosis) at all times, based 
on the suitability of its Name composition (B-izni Rabbiha)... Allah gives 
examples to people that perhaps they will contemplate on them and 
remember. 

26. And the example of a filthy word (a baseless idea) is like a filthy tree 
(fruitless/futile), devoid of a root, superficial and without a basis. 

27. Both in the worldly life and in the eternal life to come, Allah fastens 
those who believe upon the word of the permanent Truth (the Word of 
Unity)! Allah leads the wrongdoers astray. And Allah does as He wills 

(Allah manifests the qualities of His Names that He wishes)! 

28. Do you not see the one who exchanges the blessing of Allah (the 
knowledge of the reality) to disbelief (denial) and reduces his people to a life 
that is not the outcome of the reality? 

29. It is Hell on which they lean! How wretched a state of life that is! 

30. They attributed equivalents (gods) to Allah, to mislead from His path! 
Say, "Enjoy yourselves; your destination is the fire!" 

31. Tell My servants who have believed, to establish salat and to give from 
the life sustenance We have provided them, secretly or publicly, before a 
time comes in which there will be no exchange, nor any friendship." 

32. It is Allah who has created the heavens and the earth, and revealed 
water from the sky and produced thereby fruits as provision for you and 
subjected ships for you to sail through the sea by His command and 
subjected for you the rivers! 

33. The Sun and the Moon, which continually fulfill their functions, are in 
service to you (you are constantly using the energy and various qualities of the 
Sun and the Moon without even realizing)... And you benefit from the night 
and the day. 

34. He has given you everything you have asked of Him (based on your 
natural dispositions during the period of creation)... If you were to count the 
blessings of Allah, you could not enumerate them by evaluating them... 
Indeed, man is most unjust and a coverer of the apparent Truth! 

35. And Abraham had said, "My Rabb, make this city secure... Protect me 
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36. "My Rabb... Indeed, they (the deities) have led many astray... So, 
whoever follows me, then indeed he is of me... And whoever disobeys me, 
then indeed You are the Ghafur , the Rahim ." 

37. "Our Rabb... Indeed, I have settled some of my descendants in an 
uncultivated valley near your sacred house, our Rabb, so they may 
establish salat (experience the return of their introspection to You)! So, make 
those whose consciousness is open to comprehending the reality, incline 
toward them, and provide for them knowledge and gnosis... So they 
evaluate and are grateful." 

38. "Our Rabb! Indeed, you know what we conceal and what we reveal... 
(For) nothing in the heavens and the earth can be hidden from Allah." 

39. "Hamd (the evaluation of the corporeal worlds) belongs to Allah, who has 
bestowed Ishmael and Isaac to me in my old age... Indeed, my Rabb is 
Sami of the prayer in my essence." 

40. "My Rabb, make me an establisher of salat (of those who experience the 
return of introspectively turning to the reality of the Names) and also from my 
descendants (create establishers of salat)! Our Rabb, fulfill my prayer." 

(Note: An individual such as Abraham is requesting the establishment and 
experience of salat; it is worth contemplating what this may mean.) 

41. "Our Rabb, in that time when life accounts are openly displayed, 
forgive me, my parents and the faithful!" 

42. And never think Allah is unaware of what the wrongdoers do! He only 
delays them for that time when their eyes will stare in horror. 

43. (On that day) they will run ahead, their heads outstretched (looking for 
help), their glance in darkness... A state in which they will not be able to 
see themselves! They will not know what to think! 

44. Warn the people of the period when the wrath (death - the beginning of 
an eternal suffering for those who are unprepared) will reach them! In that 
time, the wrongdoers will say, "Our Rabb, respite us for a short term so 
we may respond to Your invitation and follow Your Rasuls"... Had you not 
sworn, before, that for you there would be no such end? 

45. And you lived among the dwellings of those who wronged themselves! 
It was explained to you how We dealt with them... And We presented 
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46. Indeed, they planned a trap, but their trap is with Allah (they cannot 
escape its consequence)! (What good is it) even if their trap (scheme/plot) 
could move mountains! 

47. Never think Allah will fail in His promise to His Rasuls... Indeed, 
Allah is the Aziz'un-Zuntiqam (the enabler of a system in which the due of 
the deserving is irresistibly enforced)! 

48. During that period the earth (the body) will be replaced by another 
earth (another body), and the heavens as well (individual consciousness will 
also be turned into another system of perception) ! All will be apparent (openly 
evident with all their inner faces) to Allah, the Wahid , the Oahhar . 

49. During that period, you will see the guilty ones tied in chains (with the 
ties that separated them from Allah)! 

50. Their garments of liquid tar (the blackness of their ego has embodied 
them) and their faces covered with fire (of being curtained from the reality). 

51. Allah has willed for every ego/self to live the consequences of its 
earnings! Indeed Allah is Sari'ul Hisab (instantly forms the results of deeds)! 

52. This is a notice for mankind; let them be warned with it and know that 
HU is the ONE, the possessor of Uluhiyyah! Let those with reason, who 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Ra... These (the reality and sunnatullah) are the clear signs of 
THIS Knowledge, the Quran. 

2. (It will be that) those who deny the knowledge of the reality (curtained 
from their reality) will wish with intense desire that they had been aware of 
their submission. 

3. Leave them, let them eat and enjoy themselves, let them amuse 
themselves with their unending desires! Soon, they will know. 

4. And We did not destroy any region that was not already decreed. 

5. No population can advance nor delay their term. 

6. They said, "O the one to whom remembrance (dhikr) has been revealed! 

Indeed, you are crazy (possessed by the jinni)." 

7. "Should you not have come to us with angels if you are of the truthful?" 

8. We do not reveal angels except as Truth... At that time, they will not be 
reprieved! 

9. Indeed, it is We alone who sent down that dhikr! And, indeed, it is We 
who will be its guardian! 

10. Indeed, We also disclosed (Rasuls) before you, among the first people 
who shared the same belief. 

11. As soon as a Rasul came to them, they would surely ridicule him. 

12. Thus We advance it in the hearts of the guilty ones. 

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13. They do not believe (in the reminder; knowledge)... And they do not take 
heed from the consequences lived by previous disbelievers. 

14. Even if we had opened to them a gate from the sky and they ascended 
through it... 

15. They would surely have said, "Our eyes have been dazzled, in fact, we 
are a people bewitched!" 

16. Indeed, We formed constellations in the sky (the brain; specific regions 
[pineal gland] within the brain that enable the observation of the reality) and 
adorned it for those who observe it and heed. 

17. We protected it from every accursed and rejected Satan (the sense of 
individualism and fear of loss formed by the amygdala). 

18. Except one who steals a hearing (associates the reality that becomes 
manifest therein to bodily life), is pursued by a clear blazing ball of fire (the 
Nur of the knowledge of the reality) . 

19. We have expanded the earth (the body is expanded such that it can contain 
the organs enabling the manifestations of the Names)! And We have set firm 
mountains (organs) therein... We produced everything there in balance. 

20. And We made therein means of living both for you and for those whose 
livelihood does not belong to you. 

21. And there is not a thing whose treasuries (the forces comprising it) are 
not with us! And We disclose (the forces /qualities) according to its 
program. We manifest it (those forces, qualities) in the required amount. 

22. We disclosed the winds (ideas) as fertilizers (of new thoughts and 
discoveries)... We revealed water (knowledge) from the sky and made you 
drink from it... And you are not the one that retains it. 

23. Indeed, it is We, yes We, who give life and cause death! We are the 
Inheritors (you are mortal, We [Al-Asma Ul-Husna — the Beautiful Names] are 
immortal) ! 

24. Indeed, We know who among you wants to advance and who remains 
behind! 

25. Indeed, your Rabb, HU, will gather them! Indeed, He is the Hakim , 
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26. Indeed, We created man from an evolving cellular structure (earth + 
water + air) . 

27. "And the jann (a type of jinn) We created before from 'samum' fire (an 

infusing microwave radiation that is harmful to the astral body) ." 

28. And remember when your Rabb said to the angels, "Indeed, I will 
create a human being out of dry clay, an evolving cellular structure (the 

cell)." 

29. "And when I have proportioned him (perfected his body and brain) and 
breathed into Him from my Spirit (the qualities denoted by my Names) 
prostrate to him (commence your servitude to him as his forces)!" 

30. So all of the angels (forces) prostrated collectively (certain qualities of the 
Names began to manifest and materialize as the brain). 

31. Except Iblis! He was not of those (forces) who prostrated. 

32. He said, "O Iblis! What is the matter with you that you are not with 
those who prostrate?" 

33. (Iblis) said, "I have not come into existence to prostrate to a human 
you created from dry clay and an evolving transforming cellular structure." 

34. He said, "Then get out from there! Indeed, you are accursed and 
rejected." 

35. "Indeed, upon you is the curse (of falling far from experiencing your 
essential reality) until the time in which the truth of sunnatullah will 
become apparent." 

36. (Iblis) said, "My Rabb! Reprieve me until the time they are resurrected 

(with a new body after tasting death)!" 

37. He said, "Certainly, you are of those who are reprieved!" 

38. "Until the time well known!" 

39. (Iblis) said: "My Rabb! Because You have led me astray as the outcome 
of the Names expressed through me, I will surely make (disobedience; 
deeds that veil from the sunnatullah) attractive to them on earth (their bodily 
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40. "Except Your servants among them who have been given purity of 
essence!" 

41. He said, "This is the straight path that I have taken upon myself!" 

42. "Surely you will have no power (of enforcement) over My servants... 
Except the corrupt ones who choose to follow you." 

43. "Indeed, Hell is the place to which they are destined." 

44. "It has seven gates (the seven organs — eyes, ears, tongue, hands, feet, 
stomach and sexual organs — which are misused to defeat their purpose)... And 
each gate has a section allotted to them." 

45. The ones who have protected themselves will be in Paradises and 
springs. 

46. "Enter therein as the safeguarded (with the security derived from one's 
faith) and in a state of certainty (salam)." 

47. We have cleansed and removed from their hearts all emotions of hatred 
and animosity (which are derived from a view based on separation and duality 
rather than unity)! They will be as brothers seated on thrones facing one 
another. 

48. They will not be affected by any weariness (energy depletion) and they 
will never be made to leave. 

49. Tell my servants that I truly am the Ghafur and the Rahim . 

50. Indeed, My punishment (the suffering resulting from falling far from My 
reality) is the worst punishment! 

51. Inform them about the guests of Abraham. 

52. How they had come to him and greeted him, "Salam"... (And Abraham 
had said) "We feel anxious by you." 

53. (They said), "Do not be anxious! We have come to give you the good 
news that you shall have a son who will be Aleem (possess great 
knowledge)." 

54. (Abraham) said, "Are you giving me this good news although old age 
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55. They said, "We give you good news in Truth! Do not despair!" 

56. (Abraham) said, "Who can despair the grace of my Rabb, except those 
who have gone astray (from the reality)?" 

57. (Abraham) said, "O disclosed ones! What (else) is your function?" 

58. They said, "The truth is, we have been disclosed for the guilty people." 

59. "Except the family of Lot! We shall rescue all of them." 

60. "Except for (Lot's) wife... We have decreed that she will be of those 
who remain behind." 

61. Then the disclosed angels came to Lot. 

62. (Lot) said, "Indeed, you are strangers!" 

63. They said, "On the contrary, we bring (suffering as a result of their deeds) 
for those who are in doubt." 

64. "We come to you in Truth and we are true to our word." 

65. "So, take your family and leave during a portion of the night, take 
them away... And follow them from behind... Let none of you look back... 
Go to the place to which you have been commanded and leave!" 

66. We conveyed to him the decree, "Indeed, their last remnants will be 
cut off by the morning." 

67. And the people of the city came rejoicing. 

68. (Lot) said, "These people are my guests... So do not shame me." 

69. "Fear Allah and do not embarrass me!" 

70. They said, "Didn't we tell you not to meddle in the affairs of others?" 

71. (Lot) said, "Here are my daughters, if this is what you want to do!" 

72. By your life, they are wandering blindly in their intoxication (of 

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73. At sunrise the terrifying vibrational blast seized them. 

74. We turned them upside down and rained upon them stones of (baked) 
clay (volcanic lava). 

75. Certainly, there are signs in this for those with discernment (who 
discern the true meaning of the signs). 

Note: There is a hadith which states, "Rasulullah (saw) said, 'Beware (note) the 
discernment of a believer, for he looks with Allah's Nur — light of Knowledge — 
based on the secret of the letter B...'" Then he read this verse. 

76. Indeed, that city is still on people's way. 

77. Surely there are lessons to be taken from this for those who believe. 

78. The people of the wood (the people of Shuayb [a.s.]) were also 
wrongdoers. 

79. Because of this We made them live the painful consequence of their 
deeds! Both are situated in places clearly observable. 

80. Indeed, the people of Hijr (the people of Thamud) also denied their 
Rasuls. 

81. We gave Our signs to them, yet they turned away. 

82. They used to carve secure houses from mountains. 

83. But that terrifying vibrational blast (volcanic eruption) seized them too 
in the early morning. 

84. Their earnings did not save them. 

85. And We have created the heavens (the stages of manifestation pertaining 
to the qualities denoted by the Names) and earth (man's illusory world) and 
everything in between them in Absolute Truth. And indeed that Hour 
(death) is definitely going to come... So be forgiving and Truthful. 

86. Certainly your Rabb is HU . Hallaq'ul Aleem. 

87. And we have certainly given you seven of the often-repeated verses (the 
quality to evaluate with your seven essential attributes) and the great Quran 
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88. Do not extend your eye toward the transitory worldly bounties and 
pleasures that We have given to some of the deniers of reality! And do not 
grieve because they do not give you your due worth... Take under your 
wings the believers! 

89. And say, "Indeed, I, yes I, am a clear warner." 

90. Just as We had revealed (the knowledge of the reality) to those who 
divide and separate (the Old and New Testaments to suit their own interests), 
We have also revealed it to you! 

91. They divided the Quran into portions (evaluated the Quran according to 
their benefits)! 

92. By your Rabb, all of them are going to be questioned... 

93. About what they do! 

94. Then declare what you are commanded (the knowledge of the reality and 
sunnatullah) then turn away from the dualists! 

95. Indeed, We are sufficient for you against the mockers! 

96. Those who take deities/ gods besides Allah (who created the worlds and 
their essence with His Names)... Soon they will know! 

97. Indeed, We know how your breast is constrained because of what they 
say. 

98. So, engage in the tasbih of your Rabb (continue your existence through 
your servitude to your essential reality) as His Hamd (evaluation of the 
corporeal worlds) and be of those who prostate (eradicate their constructed 
identities/ egos)! 

99. And serve your Rabb (engage in the practices of prayer and servitude to 
your Rabb — the Names comprising your essential reality — while your ego self 
still exists) until there comes to you the certainty (until you realize the 
inexistence of your ego self, which is the realization of the reality of death; the 
experience of the Wahid'ul Qahhar. After this certainty, servitude to one's Rabb 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. The command of Allah has come (for you to see); there is no need to 
rush! He is Subhan and high above what they associate with Him. 

2. He reveals the knowledge of the reality to whom He wills among His 
servants with His forces (and says), "Warn with the truth that there is no 
deity/god, only Me! So beware of Me!" 

3. He created the heavens and the earth in Truth (with His Names)... He is 
high above what they associate with Him! 

4. He created man from a single sperm... And behold, he has become 
defiant! 

5. He also created livestock... In them are warmth (energy and clothing) and 
other benefits for you... And from them you eat. 

6. And there is beauty for you in them when you bring them in (from 
pasture) in the evening and in the mornings when you let them out (to 

pasture) . 

7. They carry your loads and take you to many places that you cannot 
reach yourselves without difficulty! Indeed, your Rabb is the Ra'uf , the 
Rahim . 

8. And He (created) horses, mules and donkeys for you to ride on and 
enjoy... And He creates so much more that you do not know. 

9. The path to the target leads to Allah! But there are some who deviate 
from it... Had Allah willed He could have guided all of you collectively to 
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10. HU sent down water for you from the sky... From it comes drink and 
from it comes foliage in which you pasture (animals). 

11. With it He causes to grow for you the crops, olives, dates and grapes of 
all types. Indeed, there is a sign in these for a people who think! 

12. And He subjects for you the night, the day, the Sun (source of energy) 
and the Moon (which stimulates your hormones and senses with its 
gravitational force)... And the stars are subjected by and in service to His 
command (the stars are also a manifestation of the meanings of the Names 
comprising their essence)... Indeed, there is a sign in this for a people who 
can use their intellect! 

13. And on the earth, (he subjects for you) his creation of various colors... 
Indeed, from this sign there are lessons to be taken for those who 
contemplate! 

14. And it is HU who subjects the sea to your service, so that you may eat 
from it and extract ornaments from it to wear... You will see ships plowing 
through it... so that you may seek of His bounty and be of the thankful 
ones who evaluate. 

15. He formed firmly set mountains upon the earth so that you are not 
shaken (organs of set functions) and rivers (people who act as a source of 
knowledge) by which you may find your way and reach the reality and 
roads (comprehensions suitable to your demeanor). 

16. And much more signs! And He leads to the reality by the (Names 
comprising the essence of the) stars (the people of the reality, the Hadith: 'My 
Companions are like the stars; whoever among them you follow, you will reach 
the truth')...! 

17. Is One who creates like One who does not create? Do you think and 
evaluate? 

18. If you were to count the blessings of Allah, you will not be able to 
enumerate them! Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

19. Allah knows what you conceal and what you reveal. 

20. Those to whom they turn besides Allah cannot create anything, for 
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21. They are (living) dead, devoid of (the quality of) Hayy (the knowledge of 
the reality)... They are not conscious of when they will be resurrected 

(recreated with a new form). 

22. That which you consider to be a God is the ONE possessor of 
Uluhiyyah! Those who do not believe in their eternal life to come, denial 
has covered their consciousness; they (those who dualistically associate their 
own presumed existence to the existence of Allah) are living with a strong 
sense of self (ego)! 

23. Surely, Allah knows what you conceal and what you reveal... Indeed, 
he does not favor those who live with their egos. 

24. When they are asked, "What has your Rabb revealed?" they said, "The 
myths of the past." 

25. (They say this) that they may bear their own burdens in full on the day 
of Doomsday and (some of) the burdens of those whom they misguide 
without knowledge... Know with certainty, wretched is what they bear! 

26. Those before them schemed... Allah came to their buildings from their 
foundations! The roof fell upon them from above them and suffering came 
to them from where they did not perceive (it came and emerged from an 
unexpected place)! 

27. Then during the Doomsday He will disgrace them and say, "Where 
are my 'partners' for whom you opposed Me?" Those to whom knowledge 
is given will say, "Disgrace and dishonor, this day, is for those who deny 
the knowledge of the reality." 

28. Those who the angels take in death while they are wronging 
themselves (in a state of duality) will say in submission, "We were not doing 
anything wrong"... "No! Indeed, Allah is Aleem over what you do." 

29. "So, enter the gates of Hell as eternal dwellers therein! How wretched 
is the residence of the egoistic — arrogant!" 

30. And it will be said to those who protected themselves from Allah, 
"What has your Rabb revealed?"... They said, "Good"... There are good 
things for those who engage in good deeds in this world... But the home 
of the life to come is surely better... How excellent is the home of those 
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31. (The home of those who protect themselves is) Paradises of Eden... They 
will enter Paradises underneath which rivers flow... There they shall have 
everything they desire... Thus Allah recompenses the people of protection! 

32. The angels will say, "Assalamu alaikum" to those with pure faith who 
they took in death (separated from their body)! Enter Paradise as the 
outcome of what you did!" 

33. (In order to believe) do they wait for the angels (physical death) or for the 
command (a suffering) of their Rabb to come? Thus did those before them! 
And Allah did not do wrong to them, but they had been wronging 
themselves. 

34. So they were struck by the outcome of what they did and they were 
enveloped by the thing they ridiculed. 

35. The dualists said, "Had Allah willed neither we nor our fathers would 
have worshipped things other than Him and we would not have forbidden 
anything other than what He says"... Thus did those before them... What 
can the duty of Rasuls be other than clear notification? 

36. Indeed, we have disclosed a Rasul within every community saying, 
"Serve Allah and beware Taghut!"... Some of them, Allah guided... And 
upon some of them, error (misguidance) was decreed... So travel the earth 
and see the end of those who denied. 

37. Even if you strive with ambition for their guidance, Allah does not 
guide those who He leads astray! They will have no helpers. 

38. They swore by Allah their strongest oath saying, "Allah will not 
resurrect one who dies"... No, it is a true promise upon Him (the one who 
dies will be resurrected immediately after his death as one who has tasted death) ! 
But the majority of the people do not know. 

39. (He will resurrect all who taste death) so that He clarifies to them the 
thing over which they differ and so those who deny the knowledge of the 
reality will know that they are liars. 

40. "Indeed, Our word to a thing when We intend it to be, is to say 'Be,' 
and it is." 

41. As for those who migrate to Allah after being wronged, surely We will 
settle them in a good place in this world... But the reward of the life to 
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42. They are those who endured patiently and placed their trust in their 
Rabb. 

43. And We did not disclose others before you with our revelation except 
for men... If you do not know, then ask those who have knowledge about 
the past. 

44. We disclosed them with clear proofs, miracles and Zaburs (wisdom)... 
And We revealed to you dhikr (remembrance) so that you explain to people 
that which is sent down to them and so they contemplate. 

45. Do those who plan a trap by which they may do bad deeds feel secure 
that Allah will not cause the earth to swallow them or that suffering will 
not come upon them from where they do not perceive? 

46. Or that We will not seize them during their usual activity? They cannot 
render Allah powerless! 

47. Or (did they feel secure) that He won't destroy them gradually? Indeed, 
your Rabb is the Ra'uf, the Rahim. 

48. Did they not see the things Allah created, how their shadows (existence) 
turn to the right (guidance) and to the left (misguidance) in prostration to 

Allah (the Names comprising their essence). 

49. "(All) the creatures in the heavens and the earth, and the angels (all 
beings and forces pertaining to the spiritual and material worlds) prostrate to 
Allah (in absolute submission to Allah) without arrogance (without their 
constructed illusory identity, ego). (This verse is a verse of prostration.) 

50. They fear their Rabb who commands from within their depths and 
they do as they are commanded. 

51. Allah has said, "Do not take two gods! HU is the ONE and only who 
possesses Uluhiyyah (Absolute non-dual ONEness, beyond being broken into 
parts or being defined as the totality of parts)... So, fear only ME." 

52. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is for Him! Religion is 
continually and eternally His! Then do you fear other than Allah? 

53. Whatever blessing you have is from Allah! And when you are touched 
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54. Then when (Allah) lifts the distress from you, behold, some of you start 
associating partners to their Rabb (they ascribe the lifting of the distress to 
causes other than their Rabb). 

55. (They do this) to show ingratitude for what We have given them... So, 
enjoy yourselves... Soon you will know. 

56. They even put aside a portion of the things We provide them for their 
illusory gods... By Allah, you shall most certainly be called to account for 
the things you invent! 

57. And they assign their daughters for Allah... HU is Subhan (beyond such 

assumptions)! And what they like (their sons) for themselves... 

58. When the good news of a female (child) is given to one of them, his 
face darkens in rage! 

59. He hides himself from his people because of (what he interprets as) the 
bad news he has been given... Will he keep her at the expense of being 
despised, or hide her in the dust (bury her alive)? Let it be known with 
certainty that evil is what they decide. 

60. Bad attributes are for those who do not believe in the eternal life to 
come... The most perfect attributes are for Allah! He is the Aziz, the 
Hakim . 

61. And if Allah were to hold responsible the people for their wrongdoings 
and enforce the consequences upon them at once, He would not have left 
upon the earth any creature (DABBAH, i.e. earthling, in human 'form' — not 
human), but He defers them until a specified time. And when their time 
comes, they can neither fall behind it nor precede it by even an hour. 

62. (The dualists) attribute to Allah what they dislike (claiming the angels are 
His daughters)... And they lie and claim the best future will be theirs. 
Undoubtedly for them there is fire and for this they will be at the forefront. 

63. By Allah... We also disclosed to people before you but Satan made 
their deeds attractive to them (and they denied the messages of the Rasuls)! 
He (Satan - illusion) is their friend today (too)... There is a painful suffering 
for them. 

64. We revealed this Knowledge (Book) to you so that you make clear to 
them that (the reality) which they deny and as guidance (knowledge of the 
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65. Allah disclosed from the sky (from man's essence) water (knowledge) 
with which He brought earth (the body) to life (made it aware of the eternal 
life it possesses due to the Names of Allah) after its death (unconscious state — 
confining one's existence to the body alone)... Indeed, this is an important 
sign for those who evaluate what they hear! 

66. There are lessons for you in grazing livestock (that are suitable to be 
sacrificed)... We give you pure milk to drink from its (the animals) bellies, 
between its excretion and blood, which is palatable to drinkers. 

67. You obtain intoxicants and provision from the fruits of date palms and 
grapes... There is a lesson in this for those who use their reason. 

68. And your Rabb revealed to the bee, "Make homes for yourselves from 
the mountains, the trees and that which they construct!" (The way bees and 
other creatures receive revelation, how this occurs and its meaning can be highly 
revealing for the thinking minds.) 

69. "Then, evaluate every flower according to its program, based on the 
Name comprising your essence"... From its belly comes a colorful drink 
in which there is healing for mankind... There is a lesson in this too for 
those who use their reason! 

70. Allah created you... Then He will cause you to die (not 'kill' you — 'cause 
you to die')! And some shall be left to live until old age until they can no 
longer comprehend the things they once knew... Indeed, Allah is the 
Aleem, the Qadir . 

71. Allah has excelled some of you over others in provision. Those who 
have been given more are unwilling to share their provision with those of 
whom they are responsible... (Whereas) they are equal with them. Do they 
consciously deny the blessing of Allah (their provision of life, by claiming 
they earned it and taking ownership and hence associating their egos to Allah)? 

72. Allah has made partners for you from yourselves... And made from 
your partners sons and grandchildren... He nourished you with clean 
provision... (When this is the case) do they believe the ungrounded, baseless 
one? Do they cover and deny the blessing of Allah? 

73. They deify and worship things besides Allah that do not possess any 
sovereignty or power over anything from the heavens and the earth! 

74. Do not associate similarities to Allah! (Allah is HU!) Allah knows, and 
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75. Allah gives the example: A slave who has no power over anything and 
someone to whom We have provided life sustenance and who gives to 
others from it both secretly and publicly... Can they be equal? Hamd (the 
evaluation of the corporeal worlds created with His Names, as He wills) belongs 
to Allah! But no, the majority of them do not know. 

76. And Allah gives example of two people: One of them is dumb and has 
no power over anything; he is a burden to his master... To whatever task 
he is directed he brings no good... Can he be equal to the one who duly 
evaluates what he possesses and who walks upon the right path? 

77. To Allah belongs what is unperceivable in the heavens and the earth... 
The actualization of that Hour (Doomsday) is like the blink of an eye or 
even closer (in the sight of Allah)! Indeed, Allah is Qadir over all things. 

78. Allah extracted you from the wombs of your mothers not knowing a 
thing... And He gave you perception, sight (evaluation) and hearts (the 
reflectors of the qualities of the Names to the brain; heart neurons) so that you 
may evaluate and be of the thankful ones. 

79. Do they not see the birds in the sky that are subject to the command of 
Allah? None other than Allah (with the forces of His Names) holds them... 
In these signs are lessons for those who use their reason! 

80. And Allah has made your homes a tranquil and safe place of living... 
And made from the hides of animals tents that you carry and use with ease 
during travel or during encampment, and from their wool, fur and hair for 
furnishing and clothing for a set time. 

81. And Allah has made shadows for you, from that which He has created, 
and from the mountains, shelters and places of refuge, and made clothes 
to protect you from the heat and shields to protect you in war... Thus He 
completes His favor upon you so that you may be Muslims! 

82. But if they turn away from you (My Rasul) then the only responsibility 
upon you is to inform! 

83. They recognize the blessing of Allah (the Rasul) then they deny him... 
The majority of them are deniers of the knowledge of the reality. 

84. In that period, We will bring forth a witness from every people... No 
permission will be given to the deniers of the reality, nor will they be 
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85. When the wrongdoers encounter the suffering, it will not be lightened 
for them and they will not be reprieved. 

86. When the dualists see the partners they associated they will say, "Our 
Rabb! These are our partners, who are not your equal, who we gave names 
to and associated as partners to You"... (Their partners) will scold them and 
say, "Indeed, you are liars." 

87. That day, the things they invented (their delusions and fabrications) will 
be lost from them and they will be in submission to Allah (the system, the 
laws of sunnatullah)! 

88. We will subject to increasing suffering those who deny the knowledge 
of the reality and who prevent (the people) from the way of Allah, because 
of their corruption. 

89. In that period, from every people We will resurrect a witness against 
themselves from within themselves... And We brought you as a witness 
over them! We sent down this Knowledge (Book), which explains 
everything in sections, as a (life) guidance and as grace and good news for 
those who have become aware of their submission. 

90. Indeed, Allah orders justice, good conduct and generosity to relatives... 
And forbids immorality (ego-based behavior), bad conduct (activities that go 
against the requirements of faith) and oppression (wrongdoing and injustice)... 
He admonishes you so that you think and evaluate. 

91. When you give your word to one another fulfill the covenant of Allah 
deservedly... Do not break your oaths after they are confirmed... For, you 
have held Allah witness (over your oaths)! Indeed, Allah knows what you 
do. 

92. Do not be like the woman who untwisted her thread after it was 
strongly spun... Because one community is more plentiful than another, 
you use your oaths as means of deceit... Allah only tries you with your 
oaths (so that your true face is revealed and you are unable to deny it later)... He 
will make clear to you the things over which you differ in the period of 
Doomsday. 

93. Had Allah willed surely He could have made you all of one faith... But 
He causes to stray whom He wills and guides whom He wills... You will 
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94. Do not use your oaths among each other as means of deceit! Lest your 
feet slip after being firm (in Islam) and you experience wretchedness for 
straying away from the path of Allah... And incur a great suffering. 

95. Do not sell the covenant of Allah for a small price... If only you knew, 
what is with Allah is better for you. 

96. What is with you will surely come to an end... But what is with Allah is 
lasting... As for those who are patient, surely We will give them the results 
of their deeds, with that which is better than their deeds. 

97. Whether man or woman, whoever believes and fulfills the requirements 
of their faith, We will make them live a pure-clean life... Surely We will 
respond to them with better than their deeds. 

98. When you are going to recite the Quran, seek refuge in Allah from the 
accursed and rejected Satan (the idea of thinking you are only the body, lest 
you misevaluate with delusion). 

99. "Indeed, he (Iblis and his lineage of jinn) has no power over those who 
believe (that their Rabb is sufficient) and place their trust in their Rabb." 

100. "His power is only over those who take him as a guardian (who follow 
the ideas he imposes upon them) and those who associate partners with their 
Rabb." 

101. And when We substitute a verse in place of a verse they say, "You are 
but a slanderer!" Allah knows better what He reveals! On the contrary, 
most of them do not know. 

102. Say, "The Pure Spirit (the force called Gabriel; the force of knowledge 
pertaining to the Names) has brought it down from your Rabb (the Name 
composition comprising your essence) in Truth... To give endurance to the 
believers and as good news for the Muslims." 

103. And We certainly know that they say, "It is only a human being who 
teaches it"... The tongue of the one they refer to is foreign, yet this Quran 
is in a clear Arabic language. 

104. Indeed, Allah will not guide to the reality those who do not believe in 
the signs that describe Him... For them there is a painful suffering. 

105. Those who invent lies are only those who do not believe in the signs 
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106. Except for the one who is forced (to renounce his faith) while his heart 
is secure in faith, whoever disbelieves (covers the reality of) Allah and opens 
his breast to disbelief, upon them is the wrath of Allah! And for them is a 
great punishment. 

107. That is because they prefer the (limited - base) worldly life over the 
eternal life to come, and that Allah does not guide people who deny the 
knowledge of the reality. 

108. Those are the ones whose heart and hearing (perception) and vision 
(evaluation) Allah has sealed! And it is they who live in their cocoons! 

109. The truth is, in the life to come, it is they who will be the losers! 

110. Then, indeed, your Rabb is with those who migrated after being 
exposed to adversity and thereafter fought and were patient... Indeed, 
after that, your Rabb is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

111. In that period, every soul will fight to save itself... And every soul will 
be compensated for what it did... They will not be wronged. 

112. Allah gives the example of a city: It was safe and secure... Its life 
sustenance was coming to it in abundance... But (the people) were 
ungrateful for the blessings of Allah (they engaged in activities which, by 
sunnatullah, led them to be curtained)... So, Allah made them taste the 
envelopment of hunger and fear because of what they had been doing. 

113. Indeed, a Rasul came to them from within themselves, but they 
denied him! So suffering overtook them while they were wrongdoers. 

114. Eat from the lawful and clean things from the life sustenance Allah 
provides for you and be thankful for the blessing of Allah, if you are aware 
of your servitude to Him! 

115. Allah only forbids to you the flesh of dead animals, blood, the flesh of 
swine, and that which has been slaughtered in the name of an 'other' than 
Allah... But whoever is forced by necessity can eat from them without 
assuming it to be lawful and transgressing the limit of necessity... Indeed, 
Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

116. Do not make things up and say, "This is lawful, this is unlawful"... 
For you will have slandered against Allah! Indeed, those who invent lies 
about Allah will not succeed! 

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118. And that which We have related to you before, We had also prohibited 
to the Jews... And We did not wrong them, but they were wronging 
themselves. 

119. Then, indeed, your Rabb will fulfill the repentance of those who do a 
misdeed out of ignorance and then repent after it and correct themselves... 
Your Rabb, thereafter, is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

120. Indeed, Abraham was a community in himself, obedient to Allah... 
He was a Hanif (non-dualist who refused to accept the concept of gods/deities 
besides Allah)... He was not of the dualists (who ascribed partners to Allah). 

121. He was thankful for His blessings... (He) had chosen and directed him 
to the straight path. 

122. We gave him blessings in the world... He is of the righteous in the 
eternal life to come as well. 

123. Then We revealed to you, "Follow the people (the religious 
understanding) of Abraham as a Hanif... He was not of the dualists." 

124. The Sabbath was only enjoined upon those who differed about it (the 
Children of Israel)... Indeed, your Rabb will judge between them on the 
Day of Resurrection regarding the things about which they differed. 

125. Invite to the way of your Rabb with wisdom and good advice... And 
struggle with them in the best way... Indeed, HU, your Rabb, knows 
better who goes astray... And HU knows better who is guided! 

126. And if you are to repay them for their misdeeds, then compensate 
them with the equivalent of the suffering with which they afflicted you... If 
you are patient, then indeed this is better for those who are patient. 

127. Trust and rely! Your patience is through Allah! So do not grieve over 
them! Do not distress over the trap they conspire! 

128. Allah is most certainly with those who protect themselves and who are 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Subhan is He who took His servant one night (enabled him to super 
sensibly and dimensionally travel by night) from al-Masjid al-Haram to al- 
Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed... To show him Our 
signs... In truth, HU is the Sami . the Basir ! 

2. And We gave the knowledge of the reality (Book) to Moses... And made 
it a guidance for the Children of Israel, so they "Do not befriend and take 
as guardian other than Me!" 

3. O descendants of those We carried (in the ship) with Noah... Indeed, he 
was a grateful servant. 

4. And We conveyed to the Children of Israel in the Book (the dimension of 
knowledge) "You will surely cause corruption on the earth twice, and you 
will grow your ego to the utmost!" 

5. So, when the time came for the first of the two, We sent upon you Our 
mighty servants... They went into their homes and searched... This was a 
promise fulfilled. 

6. Then We made you prevail over them one more time... We supported 
you with wealth and sons and made you numerous in warriors. 

7. (We informed you that) if you do good, you do good to yourselves; and if 
you do bad you do it to yourselves! Then when the second time came, (We 
sent Our servants again) to darken their faces and make them enter the 
Masjid again, as they entered it the first time, and to utterly destroy all 
that they took with force... 

8. Perhaps your Rabb will have mercy on you... But if you turn, so shall 
We... We made Hell a restrictive and engulfing place for those who deny 
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9. Indeed, this Quran guides to the most substantial truth and gives the 
good news that the people of faith who engage in beneficial practices will 
be given great rewards. 

10. And (the news of) a painful suffering for those who do not believe in an 
eternal life to come. 

11. Man invites his evil as eagerly as he invites his good! Man is indeed 
hasty! 

12. We have made the night and the day as two signs... We removed the 
sign of the night — darkness (ignorance) — and made valid the sign of the 
day — brightness (knowledge)... So that you may seek bounty from your 
Rabb and know the number of years and its calculation... We have 
explained everything in detail. 

13. We have wrapped the actions (fate) of every person around his neck... 
During the Doomsday period (one's doomsday, as in one's death or the 
Doomsday period in general) We will produce for him his recorded 
information. 

14. "Read your book (knowledge) of life! Sufficient for you is your 
individual consciousness at this stage to discern the consequences of your 
actions." 

15. Whoever is guided to the reality is only guided for himself and whoever 
goes astray (from the reality) has only gone against his own self! And no 
one bears the burden of another's mistakes! We will never cause suffering 
until We disclose a Rasul with whom We warn! 

16. And when We intend to destroy a city We order its most affluent ones 
(to fix themselves through the Rasuls) but they continue to comply with the 
requirements of their corrupt beliefs... So they deserve to experience the 
consequence of Our warning... Thus We destroy them. 

17. Many generations We have destroyed after Noah... Your Rabb is Habir 
and Basir of the mistakes of His servants! 

18. Whoever desires the immediate world in front him, We will give to him 
in the world if We intend... Then We will make Hell a dwelling place for 
him, degraded and distanced he will dwell therein. 

19. And whoever desires the eternal life to come and as believers fulfills the 
necessary practices of his belief, his practices will be evaluated and he will 
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20. To all of them, to these and to those, We will send from the bounties of 
your Rabb... The bounties of your Rabb are not restricted. 

21. Look how We favored some above others! Surely the eternal life to 
come is the greatest in terms of life stations and greatest in individual 
perception. 

22. Do not form another god (in your head) besides Allah! Otherwise (as a 
result of your duality) you will be degraded and isolated! 

23. Your Rabb has ordered you to serve only Him; and to treat your 
parents well and be giving! If one or both of them reach old age while with 
you, do not (so much as) sigh to them (getting fed up with looking after them), 
do not rebuke them, but talk to them with respect! 

24. Be humble toward them with grace... Say, "My Rabb... Be merciful to 
them, as they tamed me when I was young." 

25. Your Rabb (as the One who comprises your essential reality and 
consciousness; the specific configuration of the Names constituting your being) 
knows better what is within you (your consciousness)! If you are righteous 
(those who fulfill the requirements of having faith in the reality), then indeed 
He is Ghafur to those who repent for their inadequacies. 

26. Give the relatives their rights, and also the poor and the stranded 
traveler... (But) do not spend wastefuUy! 

27. Those who dissipate wastefully without knowing value are the brothers 
of Satan! And Satan had become ungrateful to the blessings of his Rabb! 

28. And if you turn away from them (Ashab al-Suffa) due to grace you await 
from your Rabb, then speak to them a gentle word. 

29. Do not chain your hand to your neck (an Arabic expression meaning, 'do 
not be stingy')! But do not extend it completely either (do not be a 
squanderer)... Otherwise you will be left in remorse. 

30. Indeed, your Rabb will extend provision for whom He wills or restrict 
it! Indeed He is Habir and Basir over his servants. 

31. Do not kill your children out of fear of poverty... We provide life 
sustenance for them and for you! Indeed, killing them is a great offence! 

32. Do not approach adultery (relations outside marriage)! Indeed, that is the 
transgression of corporeality! It is a way with a wretched end! 

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33. And do not kill the one (unless it is for retribution) that Allah has 
forbidden! And whoever is killed unjustly, We have given his guardian an 
authority, but let him not exceed limits in killing (in retribution)! For he has 
been supported. 

34. Do not approach the property of an orphan, except in the way that is 
best (to manage it) until he reaches adolescence. And fulfill your word! 
Indeed, he who gives his word is responsible for his word! 

35. And give full measure when you measure, and give weights with an 
even balance (do not deceive with the scale)... This is both better in general 
and better in terms of reaching the essence of the matter. 

36. Do not pursue that about which you have no knowledge (do not make 

decisions based on assumptions)! Indeed, hearing (perception), sight 
(evaluation) and the heart (the reflectors of the Names to the brain - the heart 
neurons copy themselves to the brain in the womb on the 120th day after 
conception), all of them are a responsibility upon you! 

37. Do not walk upon the earth in egotism! Indeed, you can neither tear 
the earth nor reach the mountains in height! 

38. These bad deeds, in the sight of your Rabb, are incongruent with your 
essential reality and yield bad results! 

39. These are what your Rabb reveals to you of wisdom. So, do not form a 
god (in your head) besides Allah! Lest you go to Hell in remorse (of not 

evaluating the forces with which you have been endowed despite being warned) 
and cursing yourself and distanced (from your essential reality). 

40. Has your Rabb chosen you for having sons and taken daughters 
among the angels (for Himself)? Indeed, you utter grave words! 

41. And We have certainly explained (the reality) in this Quran with 
examples and diverse expressions so that you contemplate and remember, 
but it only increases them in digression. 

42. Say, "If as they claim, there were other gods besides Him, then surely 
they would have sought a way to the owner of the Throne." 

43. "He is Subhan and exalted; His sublimity is incomprehensibly above 
and beyond their claims (none can comprehend His sublimity)!" 

44. The seven heavens (all creation pertaining to the seven states of 
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(tasbih; fulfill their functions by constantly manifesting in different ways to 
express His Names)! There is nothing that does not exalt (tasbih) Him with 
hamd (evaluation of the corporeal worlds created with His Names, as He wills) ! 
But you do not perceive their functions! Indeed, He is the Halim . the 
Ghafur. 

45. When you recite the Quran We put between you and those who do not 
believe in their eternal life to come, a concealed curtain. 

46. And We place over their consciousness (hearts) covers (blockages) to 
prevent them from understanding Him, and heaviness in their ears (they 
cannot perceive)! When you mention the Oneness of your Rabb in the 
Quran they turn back with hatred. 

47. We know well how they listen to it when they lend an ear to you, yet 
when they whisper among each other, how the wrongdoers say, "You 
follow a man under a spell." 

48. Look how they made comparisons to you and thus went astray! They 
can no longer find a way (to the reality) ! 

49. They said, "When we are bones and crumbled particles, will we truly 
be resurrected as a new creation?" 

50. Say, "Be stones (biological body) and iron (spirit body) (if you like)!" 

51. "Or imagine yourselves to be extraordinary (great beings in your world; 
consciousness) (you will still be resurrected)!" They will say, "Who will restore 
us (to life)?" Say, "The One who created you the first time!"... (Mockingly) 
they will shake their heads and say, "When is that?" Say, "Perhaps it will 
be soon!" 

52. When He calls you (when you taste death) you will experience it as His 
Hamd (His evaluation) and assume you had only stayed (in the grave — the 
bodily life - the world) only for a little! 

53. Tell My servants to say that which is best! Indeed, Satan (the ego-self, 
assuming you are only the body) induces dissension among them... Indeed, 
Satan is a clear enemy to man! 

54. Your Rabb, as your essential reality, knows you well! He gives you 
grace if He wills or gives you suffering if He wills! And We did not 
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55. Your Rabb, as the presence in all the beings within the heavens and 
the earth, knows better... Indeed, We favored some Nabis over others (in 
terms of their qualities)! And to David We gave the Book of Psalms (the 
knowledge of wisdom). 

56. Say, "Call upon those you assume exist besides Him! They neither 
possess the power to remove any distress from you nor change the state 
you are in." 

57. They, whom they invoke, seek a means of closeness to their Rabb, they 
hope for His grace and fear His suffering! Indeed, the suffering of your 
Rabb is that which should be feared! 

58. There is no country that We will not destroy before the period of 
Doomsday or punish it with a severe suffering! This has been recorded in 
detail in the Book (the dimension of knowledge — sunnatullah — Lawh-i 
Mahfuz). 

59. What prevented the disclosure of Our miracles was the denial of the 
former people (had you denied you would have also suffered the immediate 
consequences, We would have had to eliminate you)! And We gave Thamud 
the female camel as an illuminating sign but (by savagely killing her) they 
wronged her! We only disclose Our miracles to frighten. 

60. And remember when We said to you, "Indeed, your Rabb has 
encompassed the people (BinNas — as their essential reality)"... And We 
made the sight that We gave to you (that which you experienced on 
Ascension) and the accursed tree (bodily life) in the Quran only as 
provocation (objects of trial) for mankind! We frighten them... But this only 
increases them in transgression. 

Note: Touching the forbidden tree, the breathing of the spirit = the 
manifestation of the Names [the Waliyy] = Adam, who lives as a conscious 
being, free of all conditions, defines himself as his body [Eve] and thus, while 
living with the forces of the Names, reduces himself and falls away from these 
forces and becomes confined to living under bodily conditions on earth. 

61. And remember when We told the (earthly) angels (the forces of the 
Names within the body), "Prostrate to the Adam consciousness" and all 
except Iblis naturally prostrated and fulfilled the requirements (i.e. the 
forces became activated)... (Iblis) said, "Should I prostrate to the one You 
created from clay (water + earth; material body)?" (The presence of Iblis in 
man is the force of suspicion/delusion and groundless fear, which does not 
comply with the mind [consciousness]; it assumes the existent to be inexistent 
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62. (Iblis) said, "Look at the one whom You dignified over me! Indeed, if 
You give me until the period of the Doomsday, I will make all his 
descendants, except a few, submit to me." 

63. (Allah) said, "Go! Whoever among them follows you, indeed Hell will 
be the recompense of you all! The full recompense!" (He who follows his 
delusion and assumes to be only the body, denying his consciousness or essence, 
will be subject to the hell of corporeality.) 

64. "Incite (with delusion) whoever you can among them, assault them with 
your horses and foot soldiers, become a partner in their wealth and 
children and promise them! But (alas) Satan does not promise anything 
except delusion!" 

65. "Indeed, over My servants (those who have believed in their essential 
reality that they are beings of Consciousness) you have no authority (of 
enforcement)! Sufficient is your Rabb as the Wakil ." 

66. It is your Rabb who drives the ship (your bodies) for you through the 
sea (knowledge) that you may seek of His bounty! Indeed, He is the Rahim 

(the One who manifests the qualities of the meanings of His Names)! 

67. And when adversity touched you at sea, lost were all those you invoked 
besides Him... But when He delivered you to the land, you turned away 
from Him... Man is so ungrateful! 

68. Did you become certain that He will not cause the land to swallow you 

(experience the worst of bodily corporeal life) or that He won't send a storm 
(of events to disrupt your life) upon you? Then you would not find for 
yourself an advocate. 

69. Or did you become certain that He would not send you back to the sea 
and send upon you a hurricane of wind and drown you in that water as a 
result of your ungratefulness? Then you would not find for yourself an 
opposer against Us either! 

70. Indeed, We have honored the children of Adam (the children of those 
created in the dimension of consciousness) and carried them on land (the 
body) and sea (dimension of consciousness)... We nourished them with pure- 
beneficial sustenance of life... We favored them above most of Our 
creation! 

71. In that period, We will call every group of people with their own 
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his right side, they will confront (read) their deeds and no injustice will be 
done to them, not even as much as a thread inside a date! 

72. And whoever is blind (unable to perceive the Truth) in this life (outer life) 
will also be blind in the eternal life to come (inner life) and further astray in 

way (of thought). 

73. They were even about to tempt you into provocation against Us and 
make you invent things about Us, other than which We have revealed to 
you! (Had they been successful) then they would have befriended you! 

74. Had We not given resistance to you and granted you stability you 
would have nearly inclined a little towards them! 

75. In which case We would have made you taste (calamities in) life and 
death in manifold! Then you would not have found a helper for yourself 
against Us. 

76. They were going to abuse you to drive you out of (Mecca)... And then 
they would have remained only a little (in the world) after you (they did this 
and were killed in the battle of Badr). 

77. This is Our established way (Sunnah) also in regards to the Rasuls 
before you! (All Rasuls are driven out of their homelands and then the people 
who drive them out are destroyed!) You will not find an alteration in Our 
Sunnah. 

78. So establish prayer (salat) at the time the sun sets in the west until the 
darkness of the night. Also, the Quran of the dawn (the morning prayer)... 
Indeed, the recitation of the Quran of the dawn is ever witnessed. 

79. And in one part of the night, pray with the Quran (experience salat in 
wakefulness)! Perhaps your Rabb will disclose from within you the praised 
station (manifest in you the qualities pertaining to that station... [And He already 
has, based on the verse "Inna fatahnalaka" i.e. "We have given you a clear 
conquest" 48:01 .])! 

80. Say, "My Rabb, wherever I enter make me enter in Truth and from 
wherever I exit make me exit in Truth, and form from Yourself (Your 
ladun; the potential of the Names comprising my essence) victorious power!" 

81. Say, "The Truth has come, and falsity has departed! (The Truth has 
been informed; all false views have been invalidated.) Indeed, falsity is bound 
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82. We reveal (reflect from one's essence to one's consciousness) from the 
Quran, healing (information to enable healthy thought) and grace (reminder of 
the qualities pertaining to one's essential reality) for those who believe! But this 
only increases the frustration of the wrongdoers (those who deny their 
essential reality and hence wrong themselves). 

83. When We bestow favor upon man he turns away and distances himself! 
And when he is touched by an unfavorable circumstance he falls into 
despair. 

84. Say, "Everyone acts according to his own creation program (natural 
disposition; fitrah)" This is why your Rabb (who is the Fatir) knows best who 
is on the right path!" 

85. And they (the Jews) ask you, (O Muhammad) about the spirit. Say, "The 
spirit is from the command (amr; the manifestation of the Names) of my 
Rabb. And you have been given little of this knowledge (this answer is for 
the Jews who asked this question)." 

86. And if We willed We could surely remove that which We revealed to 
you. Then you would not find for yourself an advocate against Us... 

87. Except as grace from your Rabb! Indeed, His favor upon you is great! 

88. Say, "Indeed, if mankind (the species) and the Jinni were to gather to 
produce the like of this Quran and were to support each other, they could 
still not produce the like of it!" 

89. Indeed, We have explained all (truths) in this Quran with all kinds of 
examples, but the majority of people cover the reality (by taking the 
examples literally). 

90. They said, "Never will we believe you until you bring forth for us a 
spring from the ground." 

91. "Or (until) you have a garden of palm trees and grapes, and make rivers 
gush forth within them with mighty force." 

92. "Or you make the heaven fall upon us in fragments as you have 
claimed or you bring Allah and the angels before us as warrantors." (They 
say this because they fail to understand the One referenced by the name 'Allah' 
and think of Him as a god in the heavens.) 

93. "Or you have a house made of gold or you soar into the sky... And even 
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a tangible written book we may read!"... Say, "Subhan is my Rabb! What 
am I but a human with a Rasul function?" 

94. What prevents people from believing when a reality comes to them is 
their word, "Allah has disclosed a human Rasul!" 

95. Say, "If it were angels who walked the earth as its inhabitants then 
surely We would have sent upon them from the heaven an angel Rasul." 

96. Say, "Sufficient is Allah, as my essential reality with His Names, as 
Witness between me and you! Indeed, He is Habir, Basir concerning His 
servants." 

97. Whoever Allah guides to the reality, he is the one who finds the Truth! 
And whomever he leads astray, he can no longer find a friend besides 
Him! We will resurrect them during the Doomsday period as blind (unable 
to see the Truth), dumb (unable to speak the Truth) and deaf (unable to 
perceive the Truth)! Their abode will be Hell! As its flames subside We will 
increase them in fire! 

98. That is the result of what they did! For they denied Our signs, which 
were inherent within themselves, and the knowledge of the reality and 
said, "Will we really be resurrected with a new creation when we are a pile 
of bones and crumbled particles and dust?" 

99. Did they not see that Allah, who created the heavens and the earth, is 
Qadir to create the likes of them? They have been appointed a life span 
about which there is no doubt. But the wrongdoers approach only as 
coverers of the Truth. 

100. Say, "If you possessed the depositories of the grace of my Rabb, you 
would stingily withhold it out of fear that it would finish"... Man is so 
stingy! 

101. Indeed, We gave Moses nine clear miracles... Ask the Children of 
Israel about how when he (Moses) came to them, the Pharaoh had said, 
"Indeed, I think, O Moses, you are but a magician!" 

102. (And Moses said to Pharaoh), "Indeed, you know well that none has 
disclosed these proofs to verify my authenticity other than the Rabb of the 
heavens and the earth... Indeed, I think, O Pharaoh, that you are but a 
loser!" 

103. So (Pharaoh) intended to drive them out of the land, but We drowned 
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104. Then We told the Children of Israel, "Dwell in the land... When the 
afterlife comes due, We will gather you altogether." 

105. We revealed it as the Truth, and as the Truth is descended! We 
disclosed you only as a bringer of good news and a warner." 

106. We separated the Quran into chapters, completing one another, so 
that you may recite it to the people over a prolonged period, giving them 
the chance to digest it... We sent it down part by part. 

107. Say, "Believe in it or do not believe in it! Those who were given 
knowledge before it, when it (the Quran) is recited to them, they prostrate 
in respect." (This is a verse of prostration.) 

108. And they say, "Subhan is our Rabb! Indeed, the promise of our Rabb 
will be fulfilled." 

109. They fall upon their faces in prostration with tears... (The recital of the 
Quran) increases them in humble submission and awe! 

110. Say, "Turn to Allah or turn to the Rahman : with whichever 
understanding you turn, to HU belongs the Most Beautiful Names (all the 
Names reference the ONE! The Beautiful Names are references to the various 
qualities of the ONE; there is no other than HU)! Do not raise your voice 
during prayer, but do not conceal it completely either; seek a way between 
them." 

111. And say, "Hamd (the evaluation of the corporeal worlds as He wills) 
belongs to Allah, who has not taken a son, who has no partner in His 
dominion, and therefore has no need of a guardian" and glorify Him 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Hamd (the evaluation of the corporeal worlds as He wills) belongs to Allah, 
who has disclosed to His servant the knowledge of the reality and 
sunnatullah (Book) in which there is no discrepancy. 

2. It is (a) straight (Book)... from His ladun to warn against a severe 
suffering and to give the good news to the believers, who fulfill the 
requirements of their faith, that they will have a good reward. 

3. Those (believers) will reside therein forever. 

4. And to warn those who say, "Allah has taken a son." 

5. Neither they, nor their forefathers, have any knowledge of it! Grave is 
the word their mouths utter! They speak nothing but lies! 

6. So, if they don't believe in this warning, will you ruin yourself in grief 
over them? 

7. We adorned everything on earth (or the bodily life) for it, so that it may 
become apparent who will display the best conduct! 

8. We will certainly turn everything on earth (the body) into barren soil! 

9. Or did you think that (only) the Ashab-al Kahf (companions of the cave) 
and the inscription (on stone) were among Our wondrous signs? 

10. And when the youths retreated to the cave and said "Our Rabb (the 
Name composition comprising our essential reality), grant us a grace (a 
blessing with your favor) from Yourself (Your ladun) and form within us a 
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11. So We cast (a veil) over their ears (closed their perception to the world; put 
them to sleep) in the cave for many years. 

12. Then We revived them (with a new understanding of life) that We might 
know ('Know' here denotes 'reveal' so that they may know — Elmalili Tafsir, Vol 
5, Pg 3226) which of the two factions were most precise in calculating the 
time they had remained there. 

13. (My Rasul) We narrate their story to you in truth... Indeed, they were 
youths who believed in their Rabb (B-Rabbihim; as their essential reality in 
their consciousness)... Hence, We increased them in experiencing their 
essential reality. 

14. We put a nexus in their hearts (fixed their consciousness upon a state of 
constant observation)! They (those youths) stood up and said, "Our Rabb 
(the dimension of Names comprising our essence) is the Rabb of the heavens 
and the earth (the One who forms everything in existence with His Names)! 
Never will we accept a god (an administrator in existence) besides Him 
(equivalent to Him)! For if we speak the contrary, we would have spoken an 
absurd thing that defies the mind and logic." 

15. These, our people (who have deified the results of their baseless 
assumptions) have taken gods besides Him... If only they can show a clear 
proof of the power of these gods! So, who is more unjust than one who lies 
and slanders against Allah? 

16. Since you have distanced yourselves from them and the things they 
worship besides Allah, retreat to the cave so your Rabb may spread His 
grace over you and form a benefit for you from what you do. 

17. When the sun rises it turns from the right side of the cave... And when 
it sets it passes from their left side... They are within an open space 
thereof... This is a sign of Allah... Whoever Allah guides (to his essential 
reality) is enabled to reach the reality... And whoever He leads astray, never 
will you find for him a friend/guide to enlighten him. 

18. You would have thought they were awake though they lay asleep (as 
though dead)... We turned them to the right and to the left... And their dog 
stretched his forelegs at the entrance (of the cave)! Had you seen them in 
that state, you would have turned away from them in flight; you would 
have been apprehensive and frightened! 

19. Thus We revived (resurrected) them (a quality of the Name Baith 
manifested upon them) so that they may question one another about what 
they experienced... One of them said, "How long have you remained?" 
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others said, "Your Rabb knows better how long you remained... So send 
one of you with this silver coin (money) to the city and let him see what 
food is clean and bring back some sustenance for you; let him be cautious 
and not let others be aware of you." 

20. "For if they become aware of you they will stone you to death or turn 
you to their belief... Then you will never have the opportunity to succeed!" 

21. So We informed them about them, so that they know the word of Allah 
(resurrection) is Truth, and that of the hour (of death) there is no doubt! 
When they were arguing about the affair among themselves they said, 
"Construct over them a building. Their Rabb knows best about them 
(about what they are)" Those whose word prevailed over the matter said, 
"Surely, we will construct over them (the people of the cave) a masjid (a 
prayer house)." 

22. They will say, "They were three, the fourth was a dog"... "They were 
five, the sixth was a dog"... This is merely guessing at the unknown 
(ranting and fabricating about things they do not know)! They will say, "They 
were seven, the eighth was a dog"... Say, "My Rabb knows better their 
number... None knows them except a few"... Do not argue about them 
other than exchanging ideas and do not ask them anything about them! 

23. Do not say "I will definitely do it tomorrow" about anything (for you do 
not know if Allah wills that thing or not)! 

24. Except when adding, "Insha Allah - If Allah wills" (you cannot know 
how Allah's new manifestation will be)! And remember (dhikr) your Rabb (the 
Names comprising your essence) when you forget! And say, "I hope my 
Rabb enables me to attain perfection in His closeness (the dimension of the 
Reflection of Attributes, in the experience of the unity of existence. [See the 
topic of the Reflection of Divine Attributes in The Perfect Man, by Abdulqadir 
al-Jili.]) 

25. (And some say) they remained in their cave for three hundred years and 
added nine to it. 

26. Say, "Allah knows best how long they remained... To Him belongs the 
unknown (aspects) of the heavens and the earth! He is One whose sight 
and hearing cannot be comprehended with the mind! They have no friend 
or guardian besides Him! And there is none to share His verdict!" 

27. Recite (decipher - understand) what has been revealed to you (to your 
consciousness) of the Book of your Rabb (the knowledge pertaining to the 
dimension of the Names comprising your essence)! There is none to change 
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28. Keep yourself (consciousness) patient with those who pray to their 
Rabb, in the morning and the evening, seeking His countenance! Do not 
turn away from them desiring the adornments of the worldly life! And do 
not obey the one whose perception has been confined in his cocoon, 
deprived of remembering Us, and who follows his baseless ideas, and 
whose case has gone beyond all bounds! 

29. Say, "The Truth is from your Rabb! So, whoever wills — let him believe, 
and whoever wills — let him deny!" Indeed, We have prepared for the 
wrongdoers a fire whose enormous waves have surrounded them from all 
sides! If they call for relief, they will be relieved with water like molten 
lead, which scalds their faces! How wretched a drink; how wretched an 
abode! 

30. Indeed, those who have believed (that the One denoted by the name Allah 
is manifest with His Names, and that He is the Ahad and the Samad) and who 
fulfill the requirements of their faith, surely We will not allow to be lost the 
results of their righteous deeds! 

31. For them there will be Paradises of Eden underneath which rivers flow, 
they will be adorned therein with bracelets of gold and will wear green 
garments of fine silk and brocade, resting on couches... How excellent a 
return and how favorable an abode (a metaphoric narration of the heavenly 
state of life; please refer to 13:35 and 47:15) . 

32. (My Rasul) present to them the example of the two men: We gave two 
gardens of grapevines to one of them, and encircled them with date palms 
and placed crop fields between them. 

33. Both the gardens produced their fruits and did not fall short in 
anything... And We caused a river to gush forth between the two gardens. 

34. (This man) had other means of income as well... So, when he came 
across the other man, he said, "I am greater than you in wealth and 
mightier in number." 

35. And he entered his garden, wronging himself, he said, "I do not think 
this wealth will ever perish." 

36. "I do not think the Doomsday will occur! And, if I am indeed returned 
to my Rabb, I am sure I will find even a better life than this." 

37. His friend said to him, "Are you denying your essence? He created you 
from dust, then created you from a sperm drop and then made you into a 
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38. "Thus HU is Allah, my Rabb! I do not associate anything with my 
Rabb (the Names comprising my essence)!" 

39. "If only you had said, when you entered your garden, "MashaAllah 

(this formation is by the will of Allah) la kuwwata ilia Billah — power (which 
appears to manifest on me) belongs only to Allah"... Although you see me 
less in wealth and children." 

40. "It may be that my Rabb will give me a better Paradise (garden) than 
yours and will send upon your garden a calamity from the sky and it will 
become a dry, dusty ground." 

41. "Or the water (of your garden) will be sunken down (into the earth) and 
you will not be able to find it again." 

42. And his wealth was encompassed and ruined! In the end he was 
rubbing his hands about (in loss) over what he had spent on his garden, 
which had collapsed upon its trellises, saying, "I wish I had not associated 
anything with my Rabb." 

43. He had neither a helper besides Allah, nor the strength to fend for 
himself! 

44. Thus, as can be seen, the manifestation of the Name Waliyy belongs 
only to Allah, the Truth (Allah is the One who enables the state of wilayah)! 
He is better in giving reward and better in enabling the experience of an 
outcome. 

45. Present to them the example of the worldly life... (The life of this world) 
is like water We bring down from the sky, which mixes with the vegetation 
of the earth... then (the vegetation) becomes dry remnants scattered by the 
winds... Allah is Muqtadir over all things. 

46. Wealth and children are but the adornments of the worldly life (they are 
transient and temporary — bound to perish)! But the enduring deeds done as 
the requirements of faith are better both as reward in the sight of your 
Rabb, and as expectation. 

47. The day We make the mountains walk (render dysfunctional the organs) 
you will see the earth naked! We will gather all of them, such that none 
will be disregarded! 

48. They will be presented to their Rabb in rows (according to the level of 
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(cleansed from the identity, as pure consciousness)... Perhaps you did not 
think We will form this phase for you! 

49. "The book (the full record of an individual's life) will be laid open, and 
those who are guilty will be filled with dread at the information they see 
and will exclaim: 'Oh, woe unto us! What kind of a book (recorded 
information) is this! It leaves out nothing, small or great, but takes all our 
thoughts and deeds into account!' They will find in their presence all that 
they have done! Your Rabb does not wrong anyone." 

50. "And [mention] when We said to the angels, 'Prostrate to Adam,' and 
all but Iblis prostrated. He was of the jinn... (thus, in favor of his ego) he 
disobeyed the command of his Rabb (he did not have the knowledge of the 
reality [the jinni have no apprehension of the knowledge of the reality], they live 
purely by the ego. A.H.). So do you take him (Iblis) and his offspring as 
friends in My stead despite their enmity towards you? How bad a choice 
of friends for the wrongdoers! 

51. I did not hold them (the jinni) witness to the creation of the heavens 
and the earth, or to the creation of themselves! Never can those who lead 
the people astray be in servitude to Me! 

52. During that time when it is said, "Call My partners whom you 
assumed existed", and they will call upon them, but they will not respond 
to them... We have put an unsurpassable barrier between them. 

53. When the guilty ones saw the fire, they were certain they were going to 
fall in... There was no other destination for them but the fire! 

54. Indeed, in this Quran We have presented the truths with every kind of 
example for the people! But man has ever been most keen on arguing 
against the reality. 

55. What can prevent the people from believing and asking for forgiveness 
of their Rabb when there has come to them a guide (Rasul) leading them 
to the path of the reality, other than waiting for the precedent of the 
former people to befall them, or for the punishment to appear directly in 
front of them! 

56. We disclose the Rasuls only as givers of good tidings and as warners... 
Those who deny the knowledge of the reality strive to cover the Truth with 
baseless ideas! They took My signs and the things of which they are 
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57. Who can do more wrong than the one who is reminded of the proofs of 
his Rabb (inherent divine qualities), but turns away from them and forgets 
what he prepared and put forth with his own hands? Indeed, We have 
imprisoned them into their cocoons for not realizing the truth (due to their 
denial) and placed a heaviness into their ears! Even if you invite them to 
the reality they will never attain guidance! 

58. Your Rabb is the Ghafur and possessor of grace! Had He willed to 
enforce the consequences of their doings immediately, surely He would 
have hastened the suffering (death)! Rather, there is an appointed time for 
them, from which they will never be able to escape. 

59. These are the cities We destroyed for having wronged, and We had 
appointed a time for their destruction. 

60. And Moses said to the youngster in his service, "I will continue 
traveling until I reach the junction of the two seas, even if it takes me 
many years." 

61. But when they reached the junction of the two seas, they forgot their 
fish (there)... So, it (the fish) took its course into the sea and was gone! 

62. A little after they passed (their meeting point), Moses said to his servant, 
"Bring us our lunch; this journey has certainly exhausted us..." 

63. (Moses' servant) said, "Did you see? I forgot the fish near the rock... 
Satan made me forget to remind you! And it (the fish) wondrously (came to 
life) and delved into the sea!" 

64. (Moses) said, "That is what we have been seeking!"... So they returned, 
following their footprints. 

65. And they found a servant from among Our servants to whom We had 
given (gifted) grace (enabling him to experience his reality) and had disclosed 
through him Our Knowledge (the manifestation of divine attributes as the 
pleasing self [nafs-i mardiyya])from Our ladun. 

66. Moses said to him, "I would like to follow you so that you teach me 
from the knowledge that has been disclosed through you!" 

67. (Khidr) said, "You will not be able to bear being with me (your 
creational program and function are tuned for the exterior; the perception of the 
eye, you cannot comprehend the interior dimensions of the unknown due to the 
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68. "How can you bear to witness an event when you are unaware of its 
essential reality?" 

69. (Moses) said, "With the will of Allah you will find me to be of those who 
are patient; I will not object to you in any of your affairs." 

70. (Khidr) said, "If you are to follow me, you shall not ask me any 
questions (regarding how and what I do) until I explain to you the reality of 
it!" 

71. So they set out, until when they embarked on a boat (Khidr) made a 
hole in the boat. (Moses) said, "Have you made this hole so its people may 
drown? Indeed, you have done a grave thing!" 

72. (Khidr) said, "Did I not tell you that you cannot bear being with me?" 

73. (Moses) said, "Do not rebuke me for forgetting (my word); do not make 
my job difficult for me." 

74. So they continued on their way, until when they met a little boy, Khidr 
killed him! (Moses) said, "You have killed an innocent person other than 
for retribution? You have certainly done a horrendous thing!" 

75. (Khidr) said, "Did I not tell you that you cannot bear being with me?" 

76. (Moses) said, "If I should ask you about (anything) after this then do not 
keep me as a companion! Let this be my final excuse!" 

77. So they continued on their way... Finally they reached a town and 
asked for some food from its people... But they refused to offer their 
hospitality... Then they (Moses and Khidr) saw a wall about to collapse. 
(Khidr) restored the wall. (Moses) said, "If you wished you could have 
obtained a payment for this job." 

78. (Khidr) said, "This (your third objection) has marked the end of our 
companionship! I shall give you the interpretation (the inner meanings) of 
the things you could not bear witnessing." 

79. "Let us start with the boat: That boat belonged to the poor people 
working at sea. I willed to make it faulty because they were to meet a king 
who would seize every boat by force (since the king was not to take a 
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80. "As for that little boy, his parents were both believers but we feared he 
would make them fall into transgression and disbelief (through the person 
he was to become when he grew older)!" 

81. "So we wanted their Rabb to substitute for them one who is better, 
purer and closer to His grace." 

82. "As for the wall: It belonged to two orphan boys in that city... 
Underneath it there was a treasure that belonged to them (the two orphan 
boys)... And their father was a righteous man... So your Rabb willed for 
those two boys to grow older and reach maturity and extract their treasure 
as grace from your Rabb... I did not do these things out of my own accord! 
So, this is the interpretation (inner meanings) of the things that you could 
not bear to witness." 

83. They ask you about Dhul-Qarnayn... Say, "I will recite to you a dhikr 

(remembrance) about him." 

84. We established him upon the earth and made easy for him every path 

(to attain his wishes). 

85. So he followed a way. 

86. When he finally reached the place where the sun set, he found it 
setting in dense, dark water... And he found people there! We said, "O 
Dhul-Qarnayn! You can either punish them or do good for them." 

87. (Dhul-Qarnayn) said, "We will punish the one who does wrong... And 
he will be returned to his Rabb and He will punish him with an 
indescribable torment." 

88. But whoever believes (in the reality) and fulfills the requirements of his 
faith the return of this is best for him... We will apply Our command of 
ease on him. 

89. Then he (Dhul-Qarnayn) followed (another) way. 

90. Until he came to the place of the rising sun (the place where the sun rises 
from the lowest point in the north without actually setting) . He found it rising 
upon a people for whom We had not made a cover (against the sun) (i.e. the 
sun never disappeared). 

91. Thus it is... We had encompassed him with what he had. 

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93. Finally he reached a place between two mountains... He found people 
there who were almost unable to evaluate any warning. 

94. They said, "O Dhul-Qarnayn! Indeed, Gog and Magog are causing 
corruption on earth! So, shall we pay you a price so that you make a 
barrier between us and them?" 

95. (Dhul-Qarnayn) said, "That which my Rabb manifests through me is 
better... But assist me with your strength and I will make between you and 
them a barrier." 

96. "Bring me the blocks of iron..." Until when We leveled both sides, he 
said, "Blow (with bellows)"... Until it (the iron) became red hot, he said, 
"Bring it to me, that I may pour molten copper over it." 

97. So they were neither able to pass over it nor penetrate through it! 

98. (Dhul-Qarnayn) said, "This is a grace from my Rabb... So, when the 
promise of my Rabb comes, He will make it level... The promise of my 
Rabb is true." 

99. That day We will leave them alone, they will surge over each other like 
(two different kinds of) waves! And the Horn will be blown, and We will 
have gathered all of them together. 

100. And We will display Hell clearly before the eyes of those who deny the 
knowledge of the reality! 

101. Their insight (perception) was blocked from my dhikr (remembrance)! 
And their capacity was inadequate to perceive and comprehend! 

102. Did those who deny the knowledge of the reality think they can leave 

Me (deny the quality of the Name Waliyy in their essence) and take my 
(external) servants as guardians! We made hell an abode for the deniers of 
the knowledge of the reality. 

103. Say, "Shall I inform you of the greatest losers as a result of their 
deeds?" 

104. They are the ones whose efforts in the worldly life have gone to waste 
while they thought they were doing good! 

105. They are the ones who deny the signs (Names) of their Rabb within 
themselves and the meeting with Him (that they will experience the 
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in vain! And We shall give them no weight (importance) in the Doomsday 
period. 

106. That is the hell in which the deniers of the knowledge of the reality 
will reside; that is the recompense for mocking My signs and Rasuls! 

107. Indeed, those who believe (in the reality) and fulfill its requirements, 
their place of residence will be Gardens of Paradise. 

108. They will abide therein eternally... They will never want to leave. 

109. Say, "If the ocean were ink for the words (the manifest meanings) of my 
Rabb, surely the ocean will be exhausted before the words of my Rabb 
came to an end! Even if we added another ocean like it!" 

110. Say (my Rasul), "I am merely a man like you (therefore you are also like 
me) except that the Unity of Uluhiyyah is revealed to my consciousness 
(the knowledge of Allah is disclosed through me; Risalat)! So, whoever expects 
to meet their Rabb (experience the requirements of the reality of the Names) 
let him fulfill the requirements of his faith and (continue) serving His Rabb 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Kaf, Ha, Ya, 'Ain, Sad. 

2. Remember (dhikr) the grace of your Rabb to His servant Zechariah. 

3. When he had introspectively turned to his Rabb. 

4. "My Rabb... Indeed, my bones have weakened, and my hair has 
become white! My Rabb, never have I been disappointed in my prayers to 
You..." 

5. "Indeed, I fear what the successors after me may do. And my wife is 
barren! So, grant from ladun (the potential of the Names comprising my 
essence) a successor for me." 

6. "Who will be my heir and the heir of the family of Jacob... And, my 
Rabb, make him of those who live according to Your pleasure." 

7. "O Zechariah... We give you the good tidings of a boy whose name will 
be John... We have not assigned this name to anyone before him." 

8. (Zechariah) said, "My Rabb, how can I have a son when my wife is 
barren and I have reached the extreme in old age?" 

9. "Thus it is," your Rabb says, "It is easy for Me... For when you were 
nothing (worthy of mention), I created you." 

10. (Zechariah) said, "My Rabb! Give me a sign..." He said, "Your sign is 
that you will not be able to speak to the people for three nights, although 
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11. So (Zechariah) came out of the shrine and signaled to them to exalt 
(tasbih) in the morning and evening. 

12. "O John! Hold firmly onto the knowledge of the reality!" When We 
taught (John) the reasons underlying matters and the ability to read the 
system, he was only a child! 

13. And We bestowed him with a spiritual life and purity (alms) from Our 
ladun... He was ever so sensitive in protection! 

14. He was kind to his parents; he was neither a tyrant nor a rebel. 

15. Salam was upon him on the day he came to the world, the day he 
tasted death, and the day he was resurrected as an immortal (this denotes 
resurrection takes place immediately after death). 

16. And remind them of Mary in the knowledge that came to you... How 
she withdrew from her family and retreated to a (far) place in the east (of 

the shrine). 

17. She secluded herself from them... We disclosed Our Spirit (the form of 
knowledge, wave, materialized data) to her, and he appeared to her as a full 
human. 

18. (Mary) said, "I seek refuge in the Rahman from you, (so do not approach 
me) if you are of the protected!" 

19. (The Spirit) said, "I am the Rasul of your Rabb! I have been disclosed to 
grant you a pure son." 

20. (Mary) said, "How can I have a son when no man has touched me and 
I have not been unchaste?" 

21. "Thus it is!" your Rabb says, "It is easy for me! We will disclose him as 
a miracle for the people and as a grace from Us. This is a matter decreed 

(already done)!" 

22. So (Maty) conceived him (Jesus) and withdrew with him to a remote 
place. 

23. When the pain of childbirth drove her to grasp the branch of a palm 
tree, she exclaimed, "Oh, I wish I had died before this and was completely 
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24. Then a voice below her said, "Do not grieve, your Rabb has formed a 
stream beneath you." 

25. "Shake the branch of that palm tree toward yourself and it will drop 
upon you ripe fresh dates." 

26. "So eat, drink and be happy! And if you see anyone, say, 'I have vowed 
a fast (of silence) for Rahman, I will not speak today to anyone.'" 

27. When (Maty) came to her family with him in her arms, they said, "O 
Mary... Indeed, you have done a terrible thing!" 

28. "O sister of Aaron! Your father was not an indecent man... And your 
mother was not an unchaste woman." 

29. As Mary had vowed fast she only pointed to the child (suggesting they 
should ask him)... They said, "How can we talk to a baby in a cradle!" 

30. (Baby Jesus) spoke, "Indeed, I am a servant of Allah; He gave me 
Knowledge (Book) and made me a Nabi." 

31. "He made me prosperous wherever I may be... He enjoined upon me 
salat (living in a constant state of introspective turning to my Rabb) and purity, 
for as long as I live!" 

32. "He made me kind to my mother, not a tyrant destitute!" 

33. So Salam is upon me on the day I came to the world, the day I taste 
death, and the day I am resurrected as an immortal." 

34. Thus was Jesus, the son of Mary... The truth about which they fall into 
doubt! 

35. It is not for Allah (the Ahad the Samad other than whom nothing exists) to 
take a son, Exalted (Subhan) is He! If He decrees an affair He only says to 
it "Be", and it is. 

36. Indeed, Allah is my Rabb and your Rabb! Realize your servitude to 
Him... This is the straight path. 

37. Then those of differing opinions (blinded from the Unity of Uluhiyyah) 
fell into dispute (slandered Allah)... Woe to those who deny the knowledge 
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38. They will hear and see (the reality) the Day they come to Us! But the 
wrongdoers today, are in clear error. 

39. So, warn them about the period of longing when the consequences of 
matters will be faced! Their matter will be concluded while they are 
cocooned and in a state of disbelief. 

40. Neither the earth nor anything on it will remain! All of them will be 
returned to Us (their essential reality). 

41. Remember (dhikr) Abraham in the knowledge that came to you! 
Indeed, he was a man of Truth, a Nabi. 

42. (Abraham) said to his father, "O my father... Why do you worship 
things that cannot hear you, see you or benefit you in any way?" 

43. "O my father... Indeed, the knowledge that has not been disclosed to 
you has been disclosed to me! So follow me and I will guide you to a 
straight path." 

44. "O my father... Do not serve the Satan! Indeed, Satan disobeyed the 
Rahman." 

45. "O my father... I fear that a punishment will touch you from the 
Rahman and you will become a companion of Satan (become confined 
within the bounds of the physical body in the life to come)." 

46. (His father) said, "Are you turning away from my gods, O Abraham? I 
swear if you do not desist, I will have you stoned to death... Stay away 
from me for a prolonged time!" 

47. (Abraham) said, "Salam be upon you. I will ask forgiveness for you of 
my Rabb. Indeed, He is ever generous to me." 

48. "I will distance myself from you and those you invoke besides Allah 
and pray to my Rabb. I expect not to be disappointed as a result of 
introspectively turning to the divine qualities within my essence." 

49. When (Abraham) left them and those they invoked besides Allah, We 
bestowed him with Isaac and Jacob... We made each of them a Nabi! 

50. We bestowed them from Our grace and granted them the supreme 
force of articulation of the knowledge pertaining to Truthfulness (the 
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51. And remind of Moses too from the knowledge that came to you... 
Indeed, he was chosen (aware of his servitude to Allah), and he was a Rasul 
and a Nabi. 

52. We called to him from the right side of the mount (the right side of his 

ego, from his essential reality) and brought him to a state of nearness (a state 
in which he was able to hear the calling of the reality) . 

53. And We gave to him from Our grace, his brother Aaron as a Nabi. 

54. And remember Ishmael from the knowledge that came to you... 
Indeed, he was true to his promise (that he will not be negligent of his 
servitude to Allah), and he was a Rasul and a Nabi. 

55. He used to command his family to experience salat and purity. In the 
sight of his Rabb he was in the state of the pleasing self (Nafs al mardhiya). 

56. And remind of Idrees from the knowledge that came to you... Indeed, 
he was a man of Truth and a Nabi. 

57. We raised him to an exalted station! 

58. They are those upon whom Allah bestowed favor from among the 
Nabis, the descendants of Adam, and of those We carried with Noah (on 
the boat), and of those We lead to the reality from the descendants of 
Abraham and Israel (Jacob) and whom We chose (from pre-eternity). When 
the proofs of the Rahman's existence are recited to them they prostrate (in 
state of pure observation and certainty) and cry. (This is a verse of prostration.) 

59. But there came after them descendants who neglected prayer 

(introspective turning to one's essence) and followed their desires (the 
impulses driven by the idea of being the body and baseless ambitions)... They 
will soon find themselves in the pit of Gayya (the pit of hell from which they 
will not be able to escape). 

60. Except those who repent, believe and fulfill the requirements of their 
faith... They will enter Paradise and will not be subject to injustice in any 
way. 

61. Rahman has promised His servants from the unknown Paradises of 
Eden (reflection of attributes)... Indeed, His promise has been fulfilled. 

62. They will not hear any gossip there, only "Salam" (the meaning of the 
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disclosing from their own essence)... And they will have their sustenance 
therein, morning and evening. 

63. This is the Paradise that We will give as inheritance to Our servants 
who protect themselves (not only in action, but also in thought)! 

64. We only become revealed (dimensionally) with the command of your 
Rabb! Everything within and outside and beyond our knowledge belongs 
to Him! The concept of forgetfulness does not apply to Him! 

65. He is the Rabb of everything between the heavens and the earth... So 
become aware of your servitude to Him and persevere in your worship to 
Him... Have you ever heard of or come to know anyone like Him? 

66. Man says, "Will I be brought forth as an immortal after I have died?" 

67. Does man not remember that We created him before while he was 
nothing? 

68. By your Rabb, We will resurrect them together with the devils... And 
We will surely gather them around Hell on their knees. 

69. Then from every group We will extract (for the fire) those who were 
most fierce in denying the Rahman. 

70. For We know well who has deserved to burn in fire. 

71. And there is none among you who He will not pass through 
(experience) Hell ! This is, by your Rabb, a definite decree. 

72. Then We will save those who protected themselves (who exhibit the 
forces that become manifest as a result of living ones' reality) and leave the 
transgressors on their knees! 

73. When Our proofs are clearly recited and informed to them, those who 
deny the knowledge of the reality said to the believers, "Which of the two 
factions are better in position and association?" 

74. We have destroyed many generations before them who were better in 
wealth and appearance. 

75. Say, "Whoever is in error, let the Rahman extend his time! Until they 
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(of death or Doomsday) they will know who is more evil and weaker in 
army!" 

76. Allah increases in knowledge (of the reality) those who are on the right 
path! In the sight of your Rabb the deeds of faith are better in return and 
better as merit. 

77. Did you see the one who denied Our signs and said, "I will most 
definitely be given wealth and children"? 

78. Has he attained knowledge from the unknown or taken word from the 
Rahman? 

79. No! We will record what he says and extend his suffering extensively. 

80. He will lose what he says and We will be his inheritor... And he will 
come to Us alone. 

81. They took deities besides Allah as a source of supremacy for 
themselves. 

82. No! (Those deities) are going to deny their worship and oppose them! 

83. Did you not see how We sent the devils upon those who deny the 
knowledge of the reality so they play with them (by inciting suspicion and 
groundless fear and illusion in them). 

84. So do not be impatient concerning them... We only count the days for 
them. 

85. In the period when We gather the protected ones to the Rahman to 
receive His offerings! 

86. And dispatch the guilty ones to Hell, yearning for water! 

87. None in the sight of Allah will be able to intercede except those who 
have been given a covenant from the Rahman (those through whom the 
Names have become manifest from their essential reality)! 

88. They said, "Rahman has taken a son!" 

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90. Because of this the heavens almost shatter, the earth splits open and 
the mountains collapse in devastation! 

91. Because they attribute a son to the Rahman! 

92. Such concepts like taking a son are not befitting for the Rahman. 

93. Whoever is in the heavens and the earth is in servitude to the Rahman! 

94. Indeed, (Rahman) knows them in detail and in many ways! 

95. In the period of the Doomsday, all of them will come to Him as ONE. 

96. Those who believe and fulfill the requirements of their faith, Rahman 
will form love for them. 

97. We have made it easy through your narration so that you give good 
tidings to those who protect themselves and warn the stubborn ones with 
it. 

98. And We have destroyed many people before them... Do you feel any of 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. O man (pure Muhammadan consciousness, the original Self metaphorically 
described as the totality of the Names taught to Adam and the Spirit that was 
blown into Adam) ! 

2. We did not reveal the Quran for you to be miserable. 

3. It (the revealed knowledge) is only a reminder (of its reality) to a 
consciousness that is open to awe (perceptive to the might of Allah)! 

4. It is sent down in parts from the creator of the earth (body) and the great 
heavens (the forms and levels of consciousness manifesting from the dimension 
of Names). 

5. Rahman is established on the Throne ( Rahman established His sovereignty 
by creating the worlds [the existential world created by the potential of the 
Names inherent in one's brain] with His Names, i.e., in the quantum potential, 
Rahman observes His knowledge through His knowledge) . 

6. Whatever is in the heavens (consciousness) and the earth (manifest action) 
and everything in between (in one's imagination) and beneath the earth (the 
depths of his body) is for Him (for the manifestation of His Names). 

7. And if you speak your thoughts (or conceal them) know that indeed He 
knows the secret (in your consciousness) and what is even deeper (the actual 
Names that compose it). 

8. It is Allah! There is no deity-god, only HU ! The Beautiful Names 
belong to Him (He creates what He wills with those qualities) ! 

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10. How he (Moses) saw a fire and said to his people, "Stay here, indeed I 
have sensed fire... Perhaps I will bring you an ember from it or find a 
guide near that fire." 

11. When he came close (to the fire) he perceived a calling, "O Moses." 

12. "Indeed, I am your Rabb! Take off both your sandals (let go of your 
physical and mental conditionings and remain as pure consciousness) for you 
are indeed in your sacred valley of Tuwa!" 

13. "I have chosen you! So, perceive the knowledge that is being 
revealed!" 

14. "Indeed, I am Allah! There is no deity-god, only Me! So serve Me (by 
manifesting the qualities of My Names)! And experience salat to remember 
Me!" 

15. "Indeed, the hour (of death) will come... But I will keep its time hidden 
so that everyone will see and experience the consequences of their own 
deeds." 

16. "Do not let those who don't believe (in the eternal life to come upon 
death) and who follow their baseless illusions distract you from it (the truth 
that all shall return to Allah) lest you be destroyed!" 

17. "What is that in your right hand, O Moses?" 

18. (Moses) said, "It is my staff... I lean on it, I beat down leaves for my 
sheep with it and it also serves my other needs." 

19. "Let go of it, O Moses!" 

20. So he threw it... And behold, it became a moving serpent! 

21. "Take hold of it and have no fear! We will return it to you with its 
initial appearance!" 

22. "And now put your hand in your chest, as another miracle, it will come 
out white without blemish or illness!" 

23. "Thus We show Our biggest miracles to you!" 

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25. (Moses) said, "My Rabb, expand my consciousness (so that I may digest 
these and apply their requisites) ." 

26. "Ease my task for me." 

27. "Untie the knot in my tongue." 

28. "So that they understand (the intricacy of) my words." 

29. "And appoint for me a helper from my people." 

30. "My brother Aaron." 

31. "Strengthen me through him." 

32. "Let him share my task." 

33. "So that We may glorify (tasbih) You much." 

34. "And remember (dhikr) You much!" 

35. "Indeed, You are Basir over us!" 

36. He said "You have been granted your request, O Moses!" 

37. "Indeed, We had also bestowed Our favor to you once more (before 

this)." 

38. "We had revealed to your mother that which was revealed." 

39. "Place him (Moses) in a chest and cast the chest into the river... The 
river shall take him to the shore where he shall be taken by an enemy of 
Mine and his! I have placed My love upon you... So that you may be raised 
directly under My sight." 

40. Recall when your sister walked along and said (to the family of 
Pharaoh), "Shall I show you one who will embrace him and take care of 
him?" Thus We returned you to your mother so that she may be happy 
and not grieve... And you killed someone and We delivered you from that 
trouble... We subjected you to trial after trial... And recall how you stayed 
among the people of Madyan (with Shuayb a.s.) for many years... And then, 
as decreed by your fate, you came here, O Moses!" 

41. "I have chosen you for Myself." 

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42. Go, you and your brother, with My miracles... And do not show any 
weakness when remembering Me!" 

43. "Go both of you to Pharaoh! Indeed, he has transgressed all bounds." 

44. "But speak gently with him! Perhaps he will contemplate and evaluate 
or feel awed!" 

45. "Our Rabb! Indeed, we are afraid that he will put too much pressure 
on us or go overboard." 

46. "Do not be afraid! Indeed, I hear and see with and through you (the 
secret of the unity of existence; non-duality)" (Hadith Qudsi: "...I will be the ear 
by which My servant hears and the eyes with which My servant sees...") 

47. "So go to him and say, 'We are indeed the Rasuls of your Rabb! Send 
the Children of Israel with us and do not torment them! Indeed, We have 
come to you as miracles from your Rabb... May salam be upon those who 
follow the guide'." 

48. "It has been revealed to us that suffering will be upon those who deny 
and turn away." 

49. (Pharaoh) asked, "Who is your Rabb, O Moses?" 

50. (Moses) said, "Our Rabb is He who gives everything its existence and 
qualities and then eases for it its way." 

51. (Pharaoh) asked, "What about the previous generations? What will 
happen to them (for they have not seen this reality)?" 

52. (Moses) said, "Their knowledge is the knowledge with my Rabb... My 
Rabb neither does wrong nor forgets." 

53. It is He who made the earth like a cradle for you and opened pathways 
therein and disclosed water from the sky and produced pairs of various 
plants with it. 

54. So eat and graze your animals... Indeed, there are signs in this for 
those with healthy thought. 

55. We created you from it! And We will return you to it! And from it We 
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56. Indeed, We have shown him (Pharaoh) all of Our signs... But he denied 
them and refrained from accepting. 

57. He said, "Have you come to drive us out of our land by means of your 
magic, O Moses?" 

58. "We will bring you magic to match yours... So, appoint a time for both 
of us and let us meet in an appropriate place." 

59. (Moses) said, "The meeting day will be the day of the festival... Let the 
people assemble at late morning." 

60. So Pharaoh turned (went) away and gathered his tricks (magicians) and 
came. 

61. Moses said to them, "Woe to you... Do not make up lies against Allah 
lest He destroys you with a punishment... He who slanders has most 
definitely lost." 

62. (The magicians) argued among themselves over their affair, whispering 
secretively to one another. 

63. (Pharaoh's magicians) said, "These two are nothing but magicians... 
They want to drive you out of your land with their magic and destroy your 
exemplary lifestyle." 

64. "So put together your tricks and come forward in a line... Whoever 
prevails today has surely attained salvation" 

65. They said, "O Moses! Either you throw first or we shall be the first to 
throw." 

66. (Moses) said, "No, you throw"... And behold! By their magic, their 
ropes and staffs appeared (in his imagination) as though they were moving 
rapidly towards him. 

67. Moses felt apprehensive inside! 

68. We told him, "Do not be afraid! Indeed, you, yes you, shall prevail" 

69. "Leave that which is in your right hand and let it swallow what they 
have wrought... For they have only wrought a magician's trick... A 
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70. The magicians then prostrated and said, "We believe (in scope of the 
letter B) in the Rabb of Aaron and Moses." 

71. (Pharaoh) said, "Have you believed him without my permission! 
Indeed, he is your master in teaching you magic... I will certainly cut your 
hands and feet off on opposite sides and crucify you on the trunks of the 
palm-trees... You will surely know whose punishment is more severe and 
lasting!" 

72. They said, "After the clear sign that has come to us we will never 
prefer you over our creator... So, decide whatever you will! Your 
jurisdiction applies only in the life of this world." 

73. "We have indeed believed in our Rabb so that He may forgive us our 
mistakes and our sorcery... Allah is better and lasting." 

74. The truth is, he who comes to his Rabb as guilty, hell shall be for 
him... Therein he will neither die (and be freed) nor will he experience 
living! 

75. But he who comes to Him as a believer and as one who has fulfilled 
the requirements of his faith, the highest ranks shall be for them. 

76. Paradises of Eden underneath which rivers flow... They will abide 
therein eternally... This is the recompense for those who purify 
themselves. 

77. Indeed We revealed to Moses, "Take my servants and travel by night... 
Strike for them with your staff a dry path through the sea! Let them (walk) 
without fear of being caught or fright (that they will drown)!" 

78. Pharaoh pursued them with his army and the sea engulfed and 
drowned them. 

79. Pharaoh led his people astray; he did not guide them to the right path. 

80. O Children of Israel! Indeed, We delivered you from your enemy and 
made a covenant with you on the right side of Mount Sinai... We sent 
manna and quail upon you. 

81. So, eat what is clean from the sustenance with which We nourish you 
and do not go to excess... Lest you incur My wrath (as a result of your 
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82. Indeed, I am Gaffar over those who repent (who become aware of their 
actions that do not befit their essential reality and turn back with regret), who 
believe and fulfill the requirements of their faith, and who then find the 
right way. 

83. "What is it that makes you distance yourself from your people with 
such haste, O Moses?" 

84. (Moses) said, "My Rabb, I hasten to attain your pleasure. They are 
following in my footsteps..." 

85. (His Rabb) said, "Indeed, We have tried your people after you left them, 
to make them see their own level of understanding... Samiri (a man of 

sorcery and magic who fled from Pharaoh's palace and joined them) has led 
them astray!" 

86. Moses returned to his people in anger and sorrow... He said, "O my 
people... Had not your Rabb made you a good promise? Was the time of 
the promise too long for you? Or did you will to incur the wrath of your 
Rabb and that is why you did not keep your promise?" 

87. They said, "We did not defy you consciously... But we were carrying 
heavy loads of the people's ornaments and so we threw them (into Samiri's 
fire)... for that is how Samiri had thrown them (so we imitated him)." 

88. (Samiri) made a statue of a calf for them that produced a roaring 
sound... Whereupon they said, "This is your deity-god and the deity-god 
of Moses, but Moses has forgotten it!" 

89. Do they not see that it (the calf) cannot give them any response and has 
no power to harm or benefit them! 

90. Indeed, Aaron had told them, "O my people... You have only been 
tested with it... Most certainly your Rabb is Rahman... So follow me and 
obey my command!" 

91. They said, "We will continue to worship this (calf) until Moses returns 
to us." 

92. (Moses) said, "O Aaron! Why did you not prevent them when you saw 
they had gone astray?" 

93. "Why did you not follow me (and show them the right way)? Have you 
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94. (Aaron) said, "O the son of my mother! Stop seizing me by hair and 
beard! Indeed, I was afraid that you would say, 'You have caused 
dissension among the Children of Israel and did not follow my word.'" 

95. (Moses) said, "What is your purpose, O Samiri?" 

96. (Samiri) said, "I perceived what they perceived not! So, I took a little of 
the Rasul's product (by using the force of the letter B he informed us about) 
and threw it (into the blend of molten gold)... This is what my (inner) self (the 
force within my essence) prompted me to do." 

97. (Moses) said, "Begone! Indeed, throughout your whole life you will say, 
'do not touch me' to people... And you will be faced with an end from 
which you will never be able to escape... Look at the deity-god you keep 
worshipping! We will most definitely burn it until it becomes dust and 
then scatter it into the sea." 

98. The possessor of Uluhiyyah is Allah alone... There is no deity-god, 
only HU! He encompasses everything (in every aspect) with His 
knowledge! 

99. Thus We relate to you some of the news of past events... In truth, We 
have given you a reminder (dhikr) from Our ladun (the potential of the 
Names comprising your essence). 

100. So, whoever turns away from it (the reality that is being reminded), 
indeed, he will bear a heavy burden in the period of the Doomsday. 

101. They will live the consequences of their mistakes forever! A grievous 
burden it (their mistake) will be for them during the Doomsday period! 

102. The day the Horn will be blown! We will resurrect the wrongdoers 
that day; their eyes will be filled with terror. 

103. They will murmur among themselves, "You remained (in the world) 
only for ten (hours)." 

104. We (as their essential reality) know better what they will say; the most 
learned of them will say, "You stayed only one day." 

105. They ask you of the mountains... Say, "My Rabb will turn them into 
dust and scatter them." 

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107. "You will see neither pits there nor any humps." 

108. At that time, they will follow the inviter from whom none can escape... 
All voices will be silenced with the fear of the Rahman... You will hear 
nothing but a moaning coming from the depths. 

109. Intercession will be of no avail that day... Except for the one to whom 
the Rahman gives permission and who is pleased with His word (who says 
"only Allah")! 

110. He knows what is before them and behind them (their past and 
future)... They cannot encompass His knowledge. 

111. All faces will bow down humbly before the Hayy and Qayyum One... 
He who bears a burden (who has died without becoming aware of his 
vicegerency) will indeed be in loss. 

112. He who does good work as a believer will not fear injustice or being 
wronged. 

113. Thus We revealed the Quran in Arabic, and explained within in it all 
kinds of warnings and consequences. It is hoped that they will protect 
(purify) themselves or heed the advice (of the Quran). 

114. Supreme is Allah, the Maleek (the Sovereign One who has providence 
over all things), the Truth. Do not hasten to (recite) the Quran before its 
revelation is completed to you and say, "My Rabb, increase my 
knowledge." 

115. We had informed Adam before this... But he forgot... We did not find 
him determined (in complying with the warning). 

116. When We said to the angels (the forces pertaining to earth), "Prostrate to 
Adam (conscious being)", they all prostrated immediately, except for Iblis... 
Who refrained! 

117. We said, "O Adam, indeed this (Iblis; the illusive idea that you are the 
body) is an enemy to you and your partner (your body)! Do not let it drive 
you out of Paradise (reduce you from being in the state of universal 
consciousness to corporeality; individual consciousness) lest you become one 
who suffers (in misery of being confined to the body and thus bums with the 
consequences of this limitation)!" 

Note: The reality denoted here, according to my observation, is as follows: 
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'conscious being' through the 'blowing of the Spirit,' which is a metaphoric 
expression signifying the Names of Allah. This manifestation takes place in the 
brain, that is, the physical body. The 'Spirit of the Names,' or in other words, this 
conscious, angelic being comprised of pure data, is essentially free of gender. 
However, once the brain is programmed to accommodate for this manifestation 
and goes through the various stages of development, the organs and a group of 
neurons referred to as the 'second brain' in the gut, send signals to the brain, 
embedding within it the notion, "I am this body." This thought is then exploited 
by Iblis and hence Adam is reduced to a state of accepting itself as the physical 
body. In other words, a species of the jinni (invisible energy beings), called Iblis, 
sends impulses to one's brain provoking the idea that they are comprised merely 
of their physical body (symbolized as their 'partner') hence covering the reality of 
the Universal Consciousness. The brain lives completely within its own illusory 
world! For the individual consciousness arising in the brain is based totally on the 
accumulation of the genetic information, the conditionings, the value judgments, 
and the emotions and ideas produced as a result of them; all received by the 
brain to form its database. And the 'intellect' is used in light of this database. So, 
the individual, or the 'identity' that is formed as the person, is asked to 'believe' 
in the Universal Consciousness (comprised of the Names of Allah) and live by 
the qualities within his 'original self in order to become aware of the (angelic) 
forces inherent within his essence. Hence, to remind him of this, Knowledge (in 
the form of a Book) is sent! The purpose is to remind man of his original self; 
pure universal consciousness, which is free from all forms and concepts; an 
angelic force (Nur) based on the knowledge of Allah. Universal consciousness is 
also referred to as 'fuad' (the reflectors of the qualities of the Names to the brain 
— the heart neurons) as it reflects the heart, or more precisely, the reality. One's 
capacity to comprehend the reality referred to as 'fuad' is determined in the 
mother's womb on the 120th day after conception. On this day, the brain is 
either embedded with this capacity, in which case the person is characterized as 
'fortunate' (sa'id) or not, in which case the person is not endowed with this 
capacity, and hence characterized as 'unfortunate' (sha'ki.) After this, these 
neurons continue carrying out their function from the brain to which they are 
copied. I believe one aspect of 'mirror neurons' pertains to this event. As for the 
body, which, as the partner, or form of consciousness, is endowed with a 
specified life span, has been expressed in various ways: In terms of its material 
make-up it is called the 'dabbat'ul ardh', in terms of its common qualities with 
other animals it is referenced as 'an'am' and in respect of stimulating limiting or 
obstructive ideas within the brain in regards to the angelic qualities of 
consciousness, it has been called 'satan.' A human is essentially universal 
consciousness; however, when consciousness opens its eyes within the human 
body, it forgets its origin. Due to this, 'dhikr' or 'reminders' are sent. The 
knowledge contained within the Quran is such a reminder. It is here to remind 
man of his essential self. The limitation arising from the brain thinking 'I am this 
body' is symbolic of a conditioned hell-like bodily lifestyle. On the other hand, 
observation pertaining to the angelic realm of consciousness signifies a paradise- 
like state of life. All such concepts and depictions employed in the Quran are 
metaphoric and allegoric expressions. Since Paradise denotes a life related to 
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body and anything connected to it, is invalid and unnecessary in this dimension. 
Hence it is said Paradise is a state of life that is beyond perception. The details of 
this topic can be a book on its own, but I felt it necessary to share this much 
here to stress the importance of proper construal of metaphors in the Quran. I 
ask forgiveness for any inadequate or improper observation I may have, only 
Allah knows its reality. 

118. "You will not (feel) hungry therein (for there is no biological — material 
body) nor naked!" 

119. "Indeed, you will neither be thirsty therein (in your new body) nor hot 
from the sun (due to not having a biological - material body)!" 

120. Then Satan incited him, "O Adam, shall I inform you of the tree of 
immortality and of a possession that never deteriorates?" 

121. They both (consciousness and body) ate from it (the tree of corporeality)! 
So they perceived their body and tried to cover it with the leaves of 
Paradise (they tried to cover their sense of corporeality with the awareness of 
their non-corporeal eternal nature). And Adam disobeyed his Rabb 

(succumbed to his ego) and his way of life erred (as a result of being veiled to 
the reality of the Names comprising his essence). 

122. Then his Rabb chose him and purified him, He accepted his 
repentance and enabled him to reach his essential reality! 

123. (His Rabb) said, "Go down both of you (consciousness and its bodily 
partner that will eventually be left behind) as enemies to one another! When 
guidance (reminder of your reality) comes to you from Me, whoever follows 
My guidance (the reality of which I inform you) he will not deviate and will 
not become unfortunate!" 

124. And he who turns away from My dhikr (the absolute reality of which I 
have reminded him), indeed, he will have a restricted life (limited by the 
conditions of his body and mind), and We will resurrect him as blind in the 
period of Doomsday." 

125. (Then) he will ask, "My Rabb, why have you raised me up as blind, 
while my eyes were able to see (in the world)?" 

126. (His Rabb) will say, "Thus it is... Just as Our signs came to you and 
you forgot (to evaluate) them, so will you be forgotten (deprived of the things 
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127 '. Thus, the one who squanders his life (his potential of vicegerency) and 
denies the signs of his Rabb within his own essence, lives its 
consequences! And the suffering to come is even more intense and 
lasting. 

128. Even though they walk upon the remnants of the generations who 
were destroyed before them, do they not see the Truth? Indeed, there are 
many proofs for those who are intelligible enough to take a lesson. 

129. If it were not for a decree and a set life span already determined by 
your Rabb, the suffering (immediate death) would have been inescapable! 

130. So be patient about what they say... Glorify (tasbih) your Rabb as His 
Hamd (by feeling the One who manifests Hamd within you) before the sun 
rises and before it sets! And glorify (tasbih; experience your essential reality) 
in a part of the night (Psha) and in the middle of the day (zuhr) so that you 
may attain the state of pleasure (observing). 

131. And do not shift your eyes to the transitory wealth (given to) some of 
them as the ornaments of the life of this worldly life to test them! The 
provision of your Rabb is better and more lasting. 

132. Command your relatives to experience salat (introspective turning to 
one's Rabb) and be constant in its observance! We ask for no sustenance 
from you, (on the contrary) it is We who provides your sustenance! The 
future is for those who protect themselves. 

133. They said, "Why hasn't he brought a sign from his Rabb!"... Did not 
the clear signs of the previous knowledge reach them? 

134. If We had destroyed them with a suffering before this they would have 
said, "Our Rabb, why didn't you disclose a Rasul so that we may have 
followed Your signs before being humiliated and disgraced?" 

135. Say, "Everyone is waiting and observing, so you wait too! You shall 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. The time for the people to see the consequences of their deeds has 
drawn near! Yet they are in a heedless state within their cocoons! 

2. They listen to every new admonition from their Rabb in mockery! 

3. They are consumed by entertainment! Those who wrong themselves 
whisper among one another, "Is he not a mortal like you? Will you 
succumb to his magical words when you can see the truth of it?" 

4. (Rasulullah saw) says, "My Rabb knows what is spoken in the heavens 
and the earth... He is the Sami and the Ale em ." 

5. And they say, "He only talks of delusive dreams! He is probably making 
them up... No, he is a poet! (If this isn't the case, then) let him show his 
miracle as did the Rasuls before him!" 

6. None of the people of the cities We destroyed before them had 
believed... So, how will these believe? 

7. And We did not disclose anyone to them with a revelation before you, 
other than men... If you do not know, then ask those who possess 
knowledge of the past. 

8. And We did not form them (the Nabis and Rasuls) with bodies that did 
not need any food! Nor were they to live forever! 

9. Then We fulfilled Our promise to them and We saved them and those 
We willed to save, and destroyed those who exceeded their bounds. 

10. Indeed, We have revealed Knowledge to you in which there is 
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11. We have destroyed many wrongdoing communities and formed new 
communities after them. 

12. When they feel Our intensity, behold, they begin to flee! 

13. "Do not flee, but turn back to the places in which you became spoilt so 
that you may be questioned." 

14. They said, "Woe to us! We have indeed become wrongdoers!" 

15. And they continued to argue... Until We turned them into mowed crop 
and extinguished fire. 

16. And We did not create the heaven and the earth and everything in 
between them as a game (they have great functions)! 

17. If Our wish was to create games and entertainment, surely We would 
have done so from within Our Own ladun. But this isn't what We do! 

18. On the contrary, We bring the Truth (the reality) down upon falsity 
(delusive ideas) and crush to pieces its system of thought... And behold, it 
will be destroyed and gone... Woe to you for the things you describe! 

19. And whoever is in the heavens and the earth is for Him (to manifest His 
Names)! And those who are with Him are neither egotistic nor full of self- 
importance, nor do they grow weary! 

20. The night and the day they glorify (tasbih) Him (by fulfilling their 
creational purpose) continually! 

21. Or have they taken deities on earth who can bring to life (enable the 

experience of one's essential reality) those who are dead in their grave 

(unaware of the consciousness in their body)? 

22. Had there been within both (the heavens and the earth) gods besides 
Allah, surely this system would have lost its order. Allah, the Rabb of the 
Throne, is beyond the definitions they attribute to Him. 

23. He is not questioned (called to account) for what He does! But they will 
be questioned (they will live the consequences of their actions)! 

24. Or have they taken deities besides Him? Say, "Bring your proofs! This 

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and the reminder (of the reality) of those before me... No, most of them do 
not know the Truth... and thus they turn away. 

25. And We have not disclosed any Rasul before you to whom We have not 
revealed, "There is no deity-god, only Me! So, become aware of your 
servitude to Me." 

26. They said, "Rahman has taken a son"! Subhan He is! On the contrary, 
they (Jesus and the angels who they claim to be Allah's daughters) are His 
honored servants. 

27. Their word does not get ahead of His command! They fulfill His 
command. 

28. He knows what is before them and behind them... They only intercede 
for those who have attained His pleasure... They shiver in awe of Him. 

29. Whoever among them says, "I am a god besides Him," We will make 
him live the consequence of this as Hell. Thus will be the result to which 
we will subject the wrongdoers. 

30. Do those who deny the knowledge of the reality not see that the 
heavens and the earth were joined together (at the sub-atomic level) and We 
separated them (through densified levels of perception). We have created 
every living thing from water (H2O)... Do they still not believe? 

31. And We set firm mountains upon the earth (the organs in the body)... 
And placed wide pathways between the mountains so that they find the 
right way. 

32. And We made the sky a protected ceiling... But they disregard His 
signs. 

33. It is HU who has created the night, the day, the Sun and the Moon. 
Each traverses its own orbit (in the ocean of waves — energy)! 

34. And We have not granted eternal life to any human before you! Can it 
be possible that you die and they live forever? 

35. Every soul (consciousness) will TASTE death! We test you with the 
good and the bad so that you discover the forces within yourself... And to 
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36. When those who deny the knowledge of the reality see you, all they can 
do is belittle you by saying, "Is this the one who talks of your gods!" Yet, 
when they are reminded of the Rahmaniyyah of their essence, they deny it! 

37. Man has been created as one who wants immediate results (hasty)! I 
will show you My Signs (and what they mean) soon... But do not be hasty 

(for their formation)! 

38. They say, "If what you say is true, when will this promise be fulfilled?" 

39. If only those who deny the knowledge of the reality knew the time 
when they would not be able to ward off the fire neither from their faces 
(their internal world) nor from their backs (their external world); if only they 
knew the time when they will not be helped! 

40. Rather, it (the fulfillment of the promise through death, the disconnection 
caused by the loss of life in the body) will come to them suddenly and 
confound them! And they will neither have the power to ward it off nor will 
they be reprieved. 

41. Indeed, Rasuls that came before you were also mocked, but those who 
mocked were engulfed by all sides by the very thing they belittled. 

42. Say, "Who, in your night and day, will protect you from the Rahman 

(the suffering that results from not fulfilling the requirements of the qualities 
pertaining to the Rahman quality in your essence)?" No, they turn away from 
the remembrance (dhikr) of their Rabb! 

43. Or do they have deity-gods besides Us who will protect them? Whereas 
they (their assumed gods) neither have the power to help themselves, nor 
will they be supported by Us. 

44. No, We allowed them and their forefathers to benefit (from the blessings 
of this world). To such extent that their life span seemed too lengthy to 
them (as though it was never going to end)! Do they not see that We come to 
the earth (the body) and reduce it from its borders (so that it becomes old 
and tastes death)... Are they the prevalent ones? 

45. Say, "I am only warning you through the revelation." But the deaf 
cannot hear the calling when they are warned! 

46. Indeed, if only a waft of the suffering touched them from their Rabb, 
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47. We shall set up scales according to the measures of Uluhiyyah during 
the Doomsday period! No being (individual consciousness; sense of self) shall 
be wronged in the least. We will weigh even an action as little as a grain of 
mustard. We (the quality of Hasib in one's essence) are sufficient as 
reckoners. 

48. Indeed, to Moses and Aaron We gave the Furqan (the ability and 
knowledge to differentiate the right from the wrong) as light and as a 
reminder for those who want to be protected. 

49. Those who are in awe of their Rabb... And who tremble from that 
Hour. 

50. And this, what We reveal, is a blessed reminder! Are you deniers of it? 

51. Indeed, We gave maturity (mature thought — the quality of being a Hanif) 
to Abraham before this... And We knew him well. 

52. When he (Abraham) asked his father and people, "What are these 
statues that you worship?" 

53. They said, "We saw our fathers worship them (so we are imitating 
them)." 

54. (Abraham) said, "Indeed, you and your fathers have been clearly 
misguided!" 

55. They said, "Have you come to us as the Truth or are you playing us?" 

56. (Abraham) said, "No (this is not a game)! Your Rabb is the Rabb of the 
heavens and the earth, who created them with a specific function and 
system! And I bear witness to that." 

57. "By Allah, when you turn your backs and go, I will definitely devise a 
trap for your idols." 

58. So (Abraham) broke all of them into pieces except the biggest one of 
them, in case they wanted to resort to him for enquiry. 

59. They said, "Whoever has done this to our deities is surely a 
wrongdoer." 

60. They said, "We had heard about a young man called Abraham talking 
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61. They said, "Seize him and bring him here in front of all the people so 
that everyone may bear witness to this." 

62. They said, "Was it you, O Abraham, who did this to our gods (statues - 
idols)?" 

63. (Abraham) said, "No! Rather, it was the biggest one of them who did it. 
Ask them, if they can actually speak!" 

64. After some thought, they said to (one another), "Indeed, it is you, yes 
you, who is in the wrong." 

65. Then, feeling confused, they went back to their previous thought and 
insisted, "But you know they cannot speak!" 

66. (Abraham) said, "So do you worship things besides Allah who can 
neither give you any benefit nor any harm?" 

67. "Woe to you! And woe to the things you worship besides Allah! Do you 
not use your intellect?" 

68. They said, "Burn him (Abraham) and support your deities... if you are 
able to do something (then at least do this much)." 

69. We said, "O Fire... Be cool and safe (enable the state of salam) on 
Abraham!" 

70. They wanted to trap him, but We rendered their plan useless! 

71. We saved him (Abraham) and Lot, and brought them to the land that 
We made prosperous for the people. 

72. We bestowed him with Isaac and also gave him Jacob, and made all of 
them righteous. 

73. We made them leaders who guided people to the reality by Our 
command. We revealed to them the doing of good, observance of prayer 
and the giving of alms... They were aware of their servitude. 

74. As for Lot, We gave him judgment and knowledge... And We saved 
him from that city in which bad deeds were practiced... Indeed, they were 
bad people with corrupted beliefs. 

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76. And Noah... He had turned to us before and We responded to him, 
and saved him and his people from that great distress. 

77. We had helped him against the people who denied Our signs... 
Indeed, they were a bad people... So, We drowned them all. 

78. And remember David and Solomon too... How the two of them both 
made a judgment concerning the field and how the sheep of the people 
strayed into the field (and grazed at night)... We were witnesses to their 
judgment. 

79. We gave Solomon the right understanding of the matter! To each of 
them We gave judgment and knowledge. While David engaged in Our 
glorification (tasbih), We gave the mountains and the birds to his service. 
We were the doers. 

80. We taught (David) the art of making shields to protect you in battle... 
Do you give thanks now? 

81. And We subjected the storm to Solomon... Which blew with his 
command towards the land that bestowed prosperity! For it is We who 
have knowledge of all things. 

82. And there were also devils in his (Solomon's) service (entities that served 
him), who dived to the depths of the sea for him and performed other 
tasks... We kept a watch over them. 

83. And remember when Job said to his Rabb, "Indeed, this ailment has 
thoroughly exhausted me and You are the most Rahim of the Rahim (the 
One who manifests the infinite qualities of your Names with Your grace 
[arhamurrahimeen]) ." 

84. So We responded to him and saved him from his ailment... And, as an 
act of Our grace and a reminder for the worshippers (who fulfill the required 
practices until they attain the state of certainty), We gave his people and the 
like of them to him. 

85. Ishmael, Idris, Dhul KM... They were all patient. 

86. We admitted them into Our grace... Indeed, they were among the 
righteous. 

87. And Jonah... Remember how he went away in anger thinking We 
would not try him! Then he cried out in darkness, "There is no deity-god 

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glorify You (through my function that manifests your Names)! Indeed, I have 
been of the wrongdoers." 

88. So We responded to him and saved him from the distress in which he 
had fallen! Thus We save the believers. 

89. And mention Zechariah when he called out to his Rabb, "My Rabb... 
Do not leave me on my own in life (grant me an heir)! You are the best of 
heirs." 

90. So We responded to him and bestowed him with John and made his 
wife fit to bear a child... They used to hasten to do good and pray to Us in 
hope and fear; they were in awe. 

91. And the one who guarded her chastity (Mary)... We breathed Our Spirit 
into her (the embryo in her womb — like the creation of Adam) (We created 
Jesus [a form of consciousness] by manifesting the special meanings of some of 
Our Names)... We made her and her son a sign for all the worlds. 

92. Indeed, this community of yours in one community! And I am your 
Rabb! So become aware of your servitude to Me! 

93. But they divided their affairs (the understanding of religion and the 
system) into factions... To Us they shall all return. 

94. Whoever put forth a beneficial deed, as a believer, will receive the 
return of his deed! We record all of them! 

95. There is a prohibition on any city that We have destroyed; they shall 
not return! 

96. But when the doors of Gog and Magog are opened, they will rapidly 
descend from every elevated place (perhaps spaceships)! 

97. When death draws near, behold, those who denied the knowledge of 
the reality will stare in horror! Woe to us! We were indeed living in our 
cocoon world (unaware of this reality)! No, we were indeed wrongdoers." 

98. Indeed, you and the things you worshipped besides Allah will be fuel 
for the fire of hell! You will arrive there! 

99. If they had really been gods they would not have entered therein! But 
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100. There will be intense stertorous moaning there for them and they will 
not hear anything else (as a result of their deafness to the reality in the world)! 

101. As for those to whom beauty and happiness has been bestowed from 
Us, they will be kept far away from Hell. 

102. They will not hear the rumbling sound of it (Hell)... They will live 
forever among whatever their souls desire. 

103. The great horror will not scare them (as the concept of death will be 
removed) and the angels will greet them, saying, "This is the day that you 
have been promised." 

104. That day We will roll up the heavens like a scroll of paper! And We 
will return it to a state like We first created (the heavens and earth were 
joined together)! This is Our promise! It is Us who will fulfill it! 

105. Indeed, We have already written in the Psalms (Book of Wisdom) 
following the Reminder (the previous knowledge that came as reminders), 
"My righteous servants (the vicegerancy principle) shall inherit the earth (the 
administration of the body with the forces of the Names)!" 

106. Indeed, there is explanatory information in this for the worshippers 

(who engage in practices of purification). 

107. And We have revealed you only as grace to the worlds (people)! 

108. Say, "It has been revealed to me that what you think of as god is the 
ONE, possessor of Uluhiyyah! So, are you Muslims (aware of your 
submission)?" 

109. If they turn away say, "I have informed you all in fairness... I do not 
know if what you have been promised (death) is near or far." 

110. "Indeed, He knows the thoughts you reveal and that which you 
conceal." 

111. "I do not know, perhaps a reprieve is a trial for you (so that you 
experience and see the Truth about yourselves) and a limited benefit." 

112. He said, "My Rabb, judge with Truth! Against your baseless 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. O people! Protect yourselves from your Rabb (from what He will enforce 
upon you as the consequences of your deeds) ! The earthquake of that Hour is 
tremendous indeed. 

2. When that time comes, every suckling (nourisher) will forget the child 
she has suckled and every pregnant woman shall drop her burden! The 
people will appear to be drunk, yet they will not be drunk. Intense is the 
wrath of Allah. 

3. And among the people are some who argue about (the One referred to as) 
Allah without any knowledge, and they follow every rebellious Satan (those 
with corrupted thoughts) . 

4. About him (Satan — the idea of being only the body) it has been written, 
"Whoever follows him, indeed he will lead him astray and guide him to 
the fire." 

5. O people... If you are in doubt of being resurrected (to continue your life 
with a new form after death, then consider that) We first created you from 
dust, then from a drop of sperm, and then a genetic structure, an embryo, 
and then a lump of flesh, half formed half not — this We let you know 
openly and clearly! And We hold in the womb whom We will for a 
specified time, and then We bring you out as a child, and then (provide you 
with whatever is necessary) for you to reach maturity... Some of you are 
taken (early) in death and some are left until he reaches the most decrepit 
age, forgetful of what he once knew... You will see the earth dead, but 
when We send water upon it, it will quiver and swell and grow plants of 
every beautiful pair (He who enlivens the dead earth will also enliven you after 
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6. This is how it is. For Allah is the Truth (the clearly observable One)! 
Indeed He will enliven the dead (with the knowledge of the reality)... For He 
is Qadir over all things. 

7. That Hour (death) will definitely come - there is no doubt about it. And 
Allah will definitely resurrect the beings (individual forms of consciousness) 
in their graves (bodies) (to continue their lives through new bodies)! 

8. And among the people are some who argue about (the One referenced as) 
Allah without any knowledge about Him and without any true guidance, 
and without revelation (knowledge that projects from the reality of the Names 
to one's consciousness). 

9. He turns his back to the reality to mislead the people from the way of 
Allah! There is disgrace for him in the world! And We will make him taste 
the suffering of the dreadful fire during Doomsday! 

10. This is the result of what your hands have put forth. Indeed, Allah is 
never unjust to His servants (Allah is not the cause of your dual perception; it 
is the ego or your constructed identity that attributes a separate existence to 
itself, hence causing duality [shirq], which leads to suffering). 

11. And there are some among the people who accept his servitude to 
Allah in one aspect (in respect of what suits him). When he is touched by 
good he is made joyful by it... But if he is touched by an affliction he turns 
his back (and denies his servitude)... Such are the ones whose lives in this 
world and the next are lost. This is a clear loss indeed! 

12. He turns to things besides Allah, which neither benefit him nor harm 
him... This is a real deviation (from the Truth)! 

13. He turns to things that have more harm than benefit... How wretched 
the protector and how wretched the friend (he deifies)! 

14. Indeed, Allah will admit those who believe and fulfill the requirements 
of their faith to Paradises underneath which rivers flow... Indeed, Allah 
does as He wills (He forms what He wills to manifest from His knowledge with 
Power; Knowledge - Will - Power). 

15. Whoever thinks Allah (the forces of the Names within his essence) will not 
aid him in this world and the life to come, should turn (in contemplation) to 
the sky (to his consciousness) and cut off (his bodily tie from his 
consciousness) and see if the trap he has fallen into (by assuming he exists 
only of the body) can remove that which enrages him (the truth that he is the 
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16. Thus We revealed him with clear signs... Allah enables the observation 
of his innermost essential reality to whom He wills. 

17. Indeed, Allah will segregate the believers (according to what they 
deserve), the Jews, the Sabaeans (who don't believe in Allah but deify and 
worship the stars), the Christians, the Magians (who worship fire) and the 
dualists during Doomsday. Surely Allah is witness to all things. 

18. Do you not see that to Allah prostrates whoever is in the heavens and 
whoever is on the earth, the Sun, the Moon, the stars, the mountains, the 
trees, the moving creatures and many of the people? But upon many the 
suffering has been justified. And he whom Allah humiliates - for him 
there is no bestower of honor. Indeed, Allah does what He wills. (This is a 
verse of prostration.) 

19. These two opposing groups disputed about their Rabb... And for those 
who deny the knowledge of the reality, garments of fire have been cut and 
prepared for them and boiling water will be poured over their heads. 

20. With that boiling water their interior and their exterior will be melted. 

21. And there will be maces of iron for them. 

22. Every time they try to escape (the irredeemable condition in which they 
find themselves after becoming aware of the reality) they will be returned to it 
and told, "Taste the pain of burning!" 

23. Indeed, Allah will admit those who believe and fulfill the requirements 
of their faith to Paradises underneath which rivers flow... There they will 
be adorned with golden bracelets and pearls... There their garments will 
be of silk. 

24. They will be guided to healthy thought and to the way of Hamid (the 
evaluation of what has been endowed) . 

25. Indeed, those who deny the knowledge of the reality prevent others 
from the way of Allah and from al-Masjid al-Haram, which has been made 
equal for its residents and for those coming from other places... Whoever 
does wrong by going against the requirements of the reality, We will make 
him taste the painful suffering. 

26. We had prepared for Abraham the site of the House, saying, "Do not 
associate anything with Me! And purify My House for those who 
circumambulate it, turn to it standing upright (with their ego-identities), 
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27. "Proclaim to people that they experience the pilgrimage (invite them to 
the BaytuUah) so that they come to you from near and far and on every kind 
of vehicle." 

28. "So that they witness its benefit for them... And let them sacrifice the 
animals - remember We provided for them and remember the name of 
Allah thereby... Eat from them and feed the poor and the needy." 

29. Then let them end the filth (of their egos) and fulfill their vows and 
circumambulate the Ancient Houses (honorable - free house)." 

30. Thus it is... Whoever respects that which is respectable by Allah and 
fulfills its requirements, this will be better for Him in the sight of his 
Rabb... Except that with which you have been informed, livestock (camel, 
cattle, sheep) has been made lawful to you... So abstain from the filth of 
idols and fabrications. 

31. Do not associate anything to Allah (do not assume other gods besides 
Him)! Whoever associates partners to Allah, one's essential reality with His 
Names, he is like one who has fallen from the sky and is snatched by a 
bird or carried away to a distant place by the winds. 

32. Thus it is... Whoever respects and obeys the rules of Allah, indeed that 
is the result of consciousness seeking protection. 

33. There are benefits in them for you for an appointed time... Then they 
will reach the Ancient House (honorable free house, the House of Allah, the 
heart). 

34. And for every people We have appointed a place (of worship — as the 
requisite of the Rahman reality)... That which you think of as God is the One 
possessor of Uluhiyyah! So become aware of your submission to Him! 
And give good news to those who are susceptive to the awareness of 
submission and obedience! 

35. They are the ones, when the name 'Allah' is mentioned, to whom its 
meaning generates awe in their consciousness... They are the ones who 
are patient against what afflicts them, and who establish salat (prayer)... 
They give to others from the life sustenance with which We nourish them. 

36. And We have also made the camels from the laws of Allah for you; 
there is good in them for you... When they are standing with one of their 
front legs tied, remember Allah... And when they fall down, eat from them 
and feed those who are present there and whoever asks for it... Thus We 
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37. Neither their flesh nor their blood will ever reach Allah, it is your taqwa 
(benefits acquired through obedience) that reach Him... Thus Allah has 
subjected them to you, that you may glorify Allah (say takbir) to the extent 
He endows you with the realization of the reality... Give glad tidings to 
those who do good! 

38. Indeed, Allah will defend the believers! Indeed, Allah does not like the 
betrayers (who betray a given trust) and the ungrateful (who do not appreciate 
what they have been given) ! 

39. Permission (to fight) has been given to those who are attacked... This is 
because they have been wronged! Indeed, Allah has the power (Qadir) to 
grant them victory. 

40. They are those who have been unjustly driven out of their homeland, 
only because they said, "Our Rabb is Allah"... If Allah did not repel some 
people by means of others, surely the monasteries, churches, synagogues 
and mosques in which the name of Allah is much remembered would 
have been demolished... Allah will surely help those who help (contemplate, 
exercise abstinence and struggle for) Him... Indeed, Allah is the Qawwi , the 
Aziz . 

41. If We give them a place on the land they will establish salat, give alms, 
judge with integrity and prevent from bad conduct... The outcome of all 
affairs belongs to Allah. 

42. If they deny you, (know that) the people of Noah, Aad and Thamud had 
also denied. 

43. And the people of Abraham and Lot. 

44. And the people of Madyan... And Moses was also denied... So I gave 
respite to those who deny the knowledge of the reality, and then I seized 
them... How terrible was my recompense for denying Me! 

45. There were many nations given to wrongdoing that We destroyed... Its 
roofs and walls collapsed upon itself... Only deserted wells and ruins of 
castles remain there now... 

46. Did they lack consciousness with which to evaluate and ears with 
which to perceive that they did not travel the earth and take a lesson? The 
truth is, it is not their eyes that are blind, but the (inner) eyes of their hearts 
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47. They ask you to hasten the suffering... Allah never fails in His promise! 
In the sight of your Rabb (the perception at the level of your essential reality 
manifested by the forces comprising your being) one day is like one thousand 

(earthly) years! (Allah knows best but I believe this verse is in reference to the 
perception pertaining to the dimension of life after death, for 'y our Rabb' 
connotes the state of consciousness [the perception of time in one's brain or 
cocoon reality] as a result of one's individual Rabb or composition of Names. 
This is not in reference to the 'Rabb of the worlds'.) 

48. There were many nations given to wrongdoing to which I gave 
respite... I seized them all... All things shall return only to Me! 

49. Say, "O people... I am indeed a clear warner for you." 

50. For those who believe and fulfill the requisites of their faith, there is 
forgiveness and a generous sustenance of life. 

51. As for those who strive to invalidate Our signs, they are the people of 
Hell! 

52. And We have not disclosed any Rasul (the informer of the reality and 
gnosis) or Nabi (one who conveys the divine laws) before you whose Satan 
(ego-identity forming his persona) has not induced an idea (as necessitated by 
his duty) when he conveyed! Allah renders the suggestions of Satan invalid, 
then firmly establishes His own signs! Allah is the Aleem . the Hakim . 

53. An idea that is induced by Satan (from the ego-consciousness produced 
by the effect of the amygdala) is an object of trial for those who are devoid of 
healthy thought and whose consciousness is covered (one whose essential 
angelic forces are blocked and who is indulgent of bodily and egoistic 
pleasures)... Indeed, the wrongdoers are on a path without return! 

54. As for those to whom knowledge has been given, let them know that 
(what reflects to their consciousness) is the Truth from their Rabb and let 
them believe in it and let their consciousness be in awe of Him... Indeed, 
Allah will guide those who believe to the reality. 

55. As for those who deny the knowledge of the reality, they will remain in 
doubt (of the truth of Oneness) until death comes to them suddenly or the 
suffering of the period in which all hope will be lost... 

56. At that time, the sovereignty (the entire existence) will be for Allah; He 
will judge between them! Those who believe and engage in the necessary 
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57. But those who deny the knowledge of the reality and Our signs, there 
is a humiliating and disgracing suffering for them. 

58. As for those who migrate for the cause of Allah and are then killed or 
die, Allah will nourish them with a beauteous sustenance of life! Yes, 
indeed, Allah is HU ! He is the One who nourishes with the best 
sustenance! 

59. He will admit them to a life with which they will be well-pleased. 
Indeed, Allah is the Aleem, the Halim . 

60. Thus it is... Whoever retaliates to the same extent as he has suffered 
and then is subject to suffering again, Allah will surely help him... Indeed 
Allah is the Afuw, the Ghafur . 

61. Thus it is... For Allah transforms the night into the day and the day 
into the night (things continuously alternate between opposites)! Indeed, Allah 
is the Sami . the Basir. 

62. Thus it is... For Allah is HU! He is the Truth (the real existence)! The 
things to which they turn besides Him are delusive inexistent things 

(assumed to exist by the individual consciousness due to its false data)! Indeed, 
Allah is the Aliy . the Kabir . 



63. Did you not see how Allah disclosed water from the sky and the earth 
became green... Indeed, Allah is the Latif . the Habir . 

64. Everything in the heavens and the earth is for Him (for the observation 
of the qualities of the Names)! Indeed, Allah is the Ghani . the Hamid . 

65. Did you not see how Allah subjected everything on the earth and the 
ships that sail on the sea to your service... He protects the sky from the 
collision (of meteors)... Except what forms with His permission... Indeed 
Allah is Ra'uf and Rahim to mankind. 

66. It is HU who gave you life (with consciousness)... Then He will cause 
you (your ego-self identity) to die and then give you life again (real and 
immortal life)... Indeed, man has limited ability of evaluation. 

67. We have appointed for every community a way (an understanding and 
style) of worship... So, let them not dispute with you on this matter (do not 
argue) just invite them to your Rabb... Indeed, you are on a path that leads 
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68. If they argue with you say, "Allah (as the creator) knows best what you 
do." 

69. Allah will judge between you on that which you argue during 
Doomsday. 

70. Do you not comprehend that Allah knows everything in the heavens 
and the earth (as He comprises the essence of all things with His Names)... 
Indeed, they are all within the scope of His knowledge... Indeed, this is 
easy for Allah. 

71. Yet they worship something besides Allah that has no power and about 
which they have no knowledge! There is no helper for the wrongdoers. 

72. When Our verses are clearly recited to them, you will see the denial 
and refusal on the face of those who deny the knowledge of the reality! It 
is almost as if they are going to attack those who inform them of Our 
proofs... Say, "Shall I inform you of something worse than this? The fire 
(that will burn you)! Allah has promised it to those who deny the knowledge 
of the reality... How wretched a place of return it is!" 

73. O people! Here is an exemplary lesson for you; so listen to it! Even if 
the things to which you turn besides Allah were to gather, they could not 
create even a fly! And if a fly was to snatch something away from them, 
they could not recover it from the fly... Helpless is the seeker and the 
sought! 

74. They did not justly appraise (the manifestations of the qualities denoted by 
the Name) Allah... Indeed, Allah is the Qawwi and the Aziz (One who is 
powerful and whose use of His power is unchallengeable). 

75. Allah selects Rasuls from both angels and mankind... Indeed, Allah is 
the Sami, the Basir. 

76. He knows their future and their past... All affairs return to Allah. 

77. O believers! Bow (with the awareness of His sovereignty everywhere over 
every iota of existence) and prostrate (feel the 'inexistence' of your ego-based 
'identity') and comprehend your servitude to your Rabb; engage in truthful 
(righteous) deeds so that you may attain liberation! 

78. Strive for Allah, as you should strive for His Truth (not driven by the 
ego)! He has chosen you and imposed upon you no hardship in the matter 
of religion, the (religious understanding) of the people of your father 
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those who have submitted (those who decipher the mechanics of the system, 
and disclose Unity) — so that the Rasul (Muhammad saw) can be a witness 
over you, and you can be a witness over mankind! So establish prayer 
(salat) and give alms and connect wholly to Allah, your essential reality 
with His Names! He is your Protector (your owner and former of all your 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 

1. Indeed, the believers are liberated! 

2. They (the believers) are in the experience of duly observing Allah in their 
prayer (salat); 

3. They turn away from empty discourse and engagements; 

4. They do whatever is necessary to cleanse and purify (zakat); 

5. They protect their sexual organs from relationships out of wedlock, 

6. Except from their spouses or what their right hands possess... For they 
are not condemned. 

7. So, whoever wants more than this (with alternative sexual desires) they are 
the very transgressors. 

8. Those (believers) are faithful to what they have been entrusted with and 
true to their word. 

9. They observe their prayers (salat; their introspection toward — observation 
of Allah is constant). 

10. They are the inheritors! 

11. And they, who have inherited Paradise, will live therein forever. 

12. Indeed, We have created man from a line (sperm; a genetic formation) of 
wet clay (a mixture of clay, water and minerals) . 

13. Then We placed him as a drop in a safe place. 

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14. Then We developed that drop into an embryo (a genetic form) and then 
into a lump of flesh, and then We developed them into bones, and then 
finally clothed the bones with flesh... Then We composed him with a new 
creation (by forming the spirit)... Exalted is Allah, the most beautiful of 
Creators! 

15. After this, surely you will die (and move on to a life without a biological 
body). 

16. Indeed, during Doomsday (after your death) you will be resurrected 

(with a new body in a new dimension of life). 

17. Indeed, We have created seven paths above you (the life paths of the 
seven states of consciousness - all creatures in the universe are subject to living 
one of these states)... We are not unaware of their creation. 

18. We disclosed water from the sky in due measure and lodged it in the 
earth (gave life to earth - the body - with it)... Indeed, We have the power to 
take it away. 

19. With it We formed for you palm groves and vineyards (Paradises - the 
beauteous experiences of the dimension of consciousness) in which there are 
many fruits (gnosis, realizations) and you eat these. 

20. Also (with that water) a tree growing on Mount Sinai (the place where 
Moses met with his Rabb) that produces oil and a condiment (olives) for 

those who eat it. (While a fig is symbolic of unity within multiplicity, an olive is 
a direct symbol of unity in Sufism.) 

21. And surely there are lessons in livestock (sacrificial animals; the 
animalistic forces within the body) for you... We feed you from that which is 
in their bellies... There are many benefits in them for you and you eat 
them too. 

22. And you ride on them (animals) and ships. 

23. Indeed, We disclosed Noah to his people and he said to them, "O my 
people! Serve Allah (become aware of your servitude to Allah)! You cannot 
have a god besides HU! Do you still not fear and protect yourselves?" 

24. The leaders among his people who denied the knowledge of the reality 
said, "He is only a mortal being like yourselves... He wants to make 
himself superior to you... Had Allah willed (instead of sending a mortal) He 
would have sent angels... We have not heard a thing like this from our 
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25. "He is a man possessed (by the jinni)... So, observe him for a while." 

26. (Noah) said, "My Rabb! Help me against their denial." 

27. Whereupon We revealed to (Noah), "Build the ship as Our eyes (under 
our supervision; a reference to the unity of existence — non-duality) and Our 
revelation... When (the water) starts (to rise) and the oven boils (obviously 
this doesn't refer to a steam boiler!) take on board a pair of every couple and 
your family, except those for whom the decree has been already made. Do 
not address me in favor of the wrongdoers! They shall most certainly 
drown! 

28. "When you and those with you board the ship say, 'Hamd (the 
evaluation of the corporeal worlds as He wills) belongs to Allah, who saved us 
from the wrongdoers.'" 

29. "And say, 'My Rabb, settle me in a sacred location... You are the best 
of settlers." 

30. Indeed, there are signs in this... Surely We will try you (so that the 
person may see his own capacity) . 

31. Then, We created a new generation after them. 

32. We disclosed a Rasul from among them, who said, "Serve Allah... You 
have no god besides Him... Do you still not fear (the results of your deeds) 
and protect yourselves?" 

33. The conservative leaders among his people who denied the knowledge 
of the reality and the eternal life to come, and on whom We had bestowed 
the comforts and opportunities of the worldly life, said, "He is no more 
than a mortal like yourselves... He eats what you eat and drinks what you 
drink." 

34. "Indeed, if you follow a mortal like yourselves, you will definitely 
become of the losers." 

35. "Does he (the Rasul) promise you that when you die, and become dust 
and bones, that you will definitely be brought forth (to a new dimension)?" 

36. "Alas, alas... Far-fetched is such a thing!" 

37. "It (life) comprises only of the worldly life! Our death and life is here! 
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38. "He (the Rasul) is a liar, slandering against Allah! We do not believe 
him!" 

39. (The Rasul) said, "My Rabb! Help me against their denial of me!" 

40. He was answered, "In but a short while they are to be sorry." 

41. A frightening wave of blasting sound overtook them in Truth, and We 
turned them into dregs! The crowd of wrongdoers will be forced to face 
the consequence of their farness! 

42. Then, after them, We formed new generations. 

43. No community can hasten nor delay their term! 

44. Then We disclosed Our Rasuls in succession... Every time their Rasul 
came to a people, they denied him... So We destroyed them in succession 

(made them live the consequence of their deeds) and turned them into 
exemplary stories... Let the unbelieving crowd live the consequences of 
their remoteness! 

45. Then We sent Moses and his brother Aaron to them as Our proofs and 
unchallengeable force. 

46. To Pharaoh and his chiefs... But they showed only arrogance and they 
were an obstinate people. 

47. In fact they said, "Shall we believe in two men like ourselves while 
their people are our servants?" 

48. They denied the two, and thus became of the perished ones. 

49. Indeed, We gave the knowledge of the reality to Moses so that they (the 
Children of Israel) can attain the reality. 

50. We made the son of Mary and his mother a miracle... And We placed 
the two of them on a high ground with a fresh spring. 

51. O Rasuls... Eat from the clean foods and engage in beneficial deeds... 
Indeed, I am Ale em over what you do (all of your deeds have a consequence). 

52. And this is your people as a single community... And I am your Rabb, 
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53. (While religion — the system is one) they fragmented their affairs among 
each other with various interpretations... Each group is pleased with their 
own acceptance. 

54. Leave them in their cocoon for a while! 

55. Do they think that by giving them wealth and sons (the ornaments of 
the worldly life). 

56. We are hustling about for their good! No, they are not aware! 

57. They are those who (as a result of observing the reality) shiver in awe of 
their Rabb. 

58. They believe in the signs of their Rabb within their being. 

59. They are those who do not associate partners to their Rabb (they are 
conscious of the fact that what manifests through them are the Names of their 
Rabb - they have annihilated their ego-identities in the reality - Allah). 

60. They are those who give what they give with the thought that they will 
return to their Rabb. 

61. They hasten to do good... They excel in the race of doing good. 

62. Never will We offer an individual form of consciousness that which is 
beyond their capacity... There is Knowledge of the Truth (showing what 
each individual deserves according to its creational purpose)... They will not be 
subject to injustice! 

63. But their consciousness is cocooned from this... And besides this, 
there are the deeds they continue to do (driven by ego-based temptations and 
bodily vulnerabilities). 

64. When finally We seize them with suffering in the confession out of 
their remorse, they will groan and beseech. 

65. "Do not cry for help today! Indeed, you cannot receive any help from 
Us!" 

66. "My signs used to be shown to you yet you used to turn back on your 
heels." 

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68. Did they not duly ponder over that word? Or has something that has 
not previously come to their forefather come to them for the first time? 

69. Or do they not recognize the Rasul and (hence) they deny him? 

70. Or do they claim, "He is possessed"? On the contrary, he has come to 
them as the Truth! But the majority of them do not like the Truth! 

71. If the Truth had been in accord with their desires, the heavens, the 
earth and everything in between them would have perished... No, We gave 
them their dhikr (knowledge to remind them of their essential reality)... But 
they turned away from their own dhikr (the knowledge pertaining to their 
own essence). 

72. Or is it that you ask of them a fee? The endowment of your Rabb is 
better... He is the One who best nourishes with the sustenance of life. 

73. Indeed, you call them to the straight way. 

74. Those who do not believe in their eternal life to come deviate from that 
straight way. 

75. If We show mercy to them and relieve them of their afflictions they will 
surely persist in their transgression (rebellion against their reality) wandering 
blindly. 

76. We have indeed seized them with suffering... They did not surrender to 
their Rabb and supplicate! 

77. Until We open upon them a gate of intense suffering, suddenly they 
will be left hopeless in that suffering. 

78. It is HU who has formed for you hearing (perceptive force) sight (eyes) 
and hearts (the reflectors of the meanings of the Names to the consciousness — 
the heart neurons)... How little you thank! 

79. It is HU who has created you on the earth (the body) and multiplied 
you... You will be gathered unto Him! 

80. It is HU who gives life and causes death... The transformation of the 
night and day is for Him... Do you still not comprehend? 

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82. They said, "When we have died, and become dust and bones, will we 
really continue to live with a new form?" 

83. "Indeed, we and our forefathers have been warned with this before. 
This is nothing but fables of the past." 

84. Say, "For who is the earth and everything within it? If you know it 

(then tell me)." 

85. They will say, "For Allah!" Say, "Will you still not contemplate and 
evaluate?" 

86. Say, "Who is the Rabb of the seven heavens and Mighty Throne?" 

87. They will say, "For Allah!" Say, "So, will you not fear and protect 
yourselves?" 

88. Say, "Who is the one in whose hand (knowledge and power) lies the 
sovereignty (the depths, the essence) and who protects (everything with His 
very existence) yet who is not in need of protection? Speak, if you have 
knowledge!" 

89. They will say, "Allah!" Say, "So, how is it that you are deluded (by your 
world)?" 

90. No, We came to them as the Truth... They are liars indeed. 

91. Allah does not take sons! There is no god besides Him either! 
Otherwise, each god would have walked away with what He created and 
some would have been superior to others! Exalted (Subhan - beyond) is 
Allah what they attribute to Him." 

92. He knows the unknown and the manifest... He is exalted above their 
association (duality)! 

93. Say, "My Rabb, if you are to show me that with which they have been 
threatened..." 

94. "Then do not hold me among the wrongdoers, my Rabb!" 

95. We certainly have the power to show you that with which we threaten 
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96. Repel evil (falsity) with what is best (the Truth, system consciousness)! We 
are well aware of what they say (about you). 

97. And say, "My Rabb (the protective Names within my essence), I seek 
refuge in You from the incitements of the satans (that call to corporeality)." 

98. "And I seek refuge in You (your protective Names within my essence), my 
Rabb, lest they be around me." 

99. When death comes to one of them, he says, "My Rabb, send me back 

(to the worldly life)." 

100. "So that I might do righteousness in that which I left behind (i.e. a 
faithful life that I did not heed or give importance to; the potential that I did not 
utilize and activate)." No! (It is impossible to go back!) His words are invalid! 
(His request is unrecognized in the system) and behind them is a barrier (an 
isthmus; a difference of dimension) until the Day they are resurrected (they 
cannot go back; reincarnation, being re-born for another worldly life, is not 
possible!). 

101. So when the Horn is blown (when the process of resurrection, i.e. a new 
beginning commences), no relationship (worldly interactions, family relations, 
titles or familiar faces) will there be among them that Day, nor will they ask 
about one another (in terms of earthly relations). 

102. Those whose scales weigh heavy are the ones who will be saved. 

103. And those whose scales weigh light, they are the ones who will be 
losers. They will abide in the place of burning eternally! 

104. That fire will scorch their faces... Their faces will be strained with the 
suffering therein and their teeth will protrude out! 

105. "Were My signs not shown to you? Did you not deny them?" 

106. They said, "Our Rabb! Our desires overcame us and lead us to 
misery, we became a people misguided and lost." 

107. "Our Rabb... Take us out from here... If we go back (and repeat our 
mistakes) then surely we would be wrongdoers." 

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109. Indeed, among my servants there were some who used to say, "Our 
Rabb, we have believed... Forgive us and grant Your grace upon us... You 
are the best of those who are Rahim." 

110. But you made fun of them! In fact, this state of yours made you forget 
my dhikr (remembering my existence within your essence)! You used to laugh 
at them." 

111. I have rewarded them this day for their patience... They are the ones 
who have attained true liberation." 

112. He said, "How long have you remained on earth (the bodily life)?" 

113. They will say, "We remained a day or part of a day; ask those who 
count." 

114. He said, "You remained there only a short while, if only you knew!" 

115. "Did you think We created you without purpose and that you would 
not be brought back to Us?" 

116. Exalted is Allah, the Maleek and the Truth! There is no god, only HU! 
He is the Rabb of the Bounteous Throne. 

117. Whoever turns to another god besides Allah, of whose divinity he can 
never have any proof, he will face its consequence in the sight of his 
Rabb! Certainly those who deny the knowledge of the reality can never be 
liberated. 

118. Say, "My Rabb, forgive and bestow Your grace! You are the best of 
those who are Rahim!" 



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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. This is a chapter that We have revealed and (the rules that We) made 
obligatory... We have revealed clear signs in it so that you may remember 
and contemplate. 

2. As for the adulterer and the adulteress (who engage out of wedlock), flog 
each one with a hundred strikes! Let not pity for them prevent you in the 
religion (system) of Allah if you have believed in Allah, your essential 
reality with His Names, and the eternal life to come (for this punishment is 
out of mercy and love)... And let some of the believers witness their 
punishment. 

3. For an adulterer (who engages in sexual relations out of wedlock) can only 
marry an adulteress or a polytheist (dualist) woman. And an adulteress can 
only marry an adulterer or a polytheist (dualist) man. This has been 
forbidden to the believers. 

4. Those who slander against chaste women (accuse them of adultery) 
without bringing four witnesses, flog them with eighty strikes and never 
accept their testimony again... They are the ones whose faith has become 
corrupt. 

5. Except those who repent and correct themselves... Indeed, Allah is the 
Ghafur , the Rahim . 

6. Those who accuse their own wives of adultery and have no witness 
other than themselves, shall swear four times 'by Allah' that they are 
among the truthful ones. 

7. And the fifth time that Allah's curse may be upon him if he is of the 
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8. (And the woman in defense) shall ward off the punishment from herself by 
swearing four times 'by Allah' that he is a liar. 

9. And the fifth time that Allah's curse may be upon her if he is of the 
truthful. 

10. What if Allah's bounty and grace had not been upon you and Allah had 
not been the Tawwab and the Hakim ! 

11. Indeed, those (hypocrites) who came to you with that slander (in regards 
to Aisha r.a.) is a group among you who have come together only to accuse. 
Do not think it (that slander against you) is harmful to you! On the contrary, 
it is beneficial for you... Each one of them shall be held to account of their 
own crime. And their ringleader, who took the greater part of the crime, 
shall be subject to great suffering. 

12. Should not the believing men and believing women have thought well 
of each other and said, "This is a clear slander"? 

13. Should they (the slanderers) not have brought forth four witnesses? 
Since they could not bring the witnesses, they are definitely liars in the 
sight of Allah. 

14. If Allah's bounty and grace had not been upon you in the world and 
the eternal life to come, a terrible suffering would have afflicted you for 
your slandering. 

15. You accuse based on rumors and speak of things of which you have no 
definite knowledge as if this is a trivial matter... Yet in the sight of Allah 
this is a great (crucial) thing! 

16. And when you heard (that lie) should you not have said, "It is not our 
business to speak of such things! We exalt you! This is a great slander!"? 

17. Allah warns you so that you never repeat the like of it again, if you are 
believers! 

18. Allah explains His signs to you... Allah is the Aleem , the Hakim. 

19. Those who enjoy spreading indecent rumors among the believers shall 
be subject to a terrible suffering in the world and the eternal life to come... 
And Allah knows; you do not know. 

20. What if Allah's bounty and grace had not been upon you! Indeed, Allah 
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21. O believers... Do not follow Satan's steps (bodily impulses)! Whoever 
follows the steps of Satan, let him know with certainty that Satan only 
commands indecency (extreme indulgence in corporeality) and 
transgression... Had it not been for Allah's bounty and grace upon you 
none of you could have been purified and shown any progress... But Allah 
purifies (from the illusory self; ego) whom He wills... Allah is the Sami . the 
Aleem. 

22. Let not those among you who are graceful and wealthy swear not to 
give to their kindred, the needy and those who have migrated for the 
cause of Allah... Would you not like Allah to forgive you? Allah is the 
Ghafur, the Rahim. 

23. Those who live in their cocoons devoid of the knowledge of the reality 
and accuse the believing chaste women are most definitely cursed both in 
this world and the eternal life to come... There is a great suffering for 
them. 

24. In that time, their tongues, hands and feet will testify against them 
about what they did. 

25. In that time, Allah (as the requisite of sunnatullah) will make them live 
the consequences of their deeds in full and they will know that Allah is 
clearly the Truth itself. 

26. Women with corrupt thoughts and ways are for men with corrupt 
thoughts and ways; and men with corrupt thoughts and ways are for 
women with corrupt thoughts and ways... Women with pure and good 
thoughts are for pure men, and men with pure thoughts are for pure 
women with good thoughts... They are far from their (the slanderers) 
claims... There is forgiveness and a generous sustenance of life. 

27. O believers! Do not enter into houses other than your own without 
permission and without greeting (salam) its residents! This is better for 
you; perhaps you will contemplate upon this. 

28. If there is no one home do not enter until permission has been given to 
you... If you are told to go away, then go away... This is more pure for 
you... Allah (based on the reality denoted by the letter B) is Aleem of what you 
do. 

29. There is nothing wrong in you entering uninhabited houses in which 
there are things that belong to you... Allah knows what you reveal and 
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30. Tell the believers to lower their gaze (refrain from looking with sexual 
desire) and guard their sexual organs... This is purer for them... Indeed, 
Allah knows what you do (as their creator). 

31. Tell the believing women to lower their gaze (refrain from looking with 
sexual desire) and guard their sexual organs and not to reveal their 
adornments, except what is normally apparent... And let them hang their 
shawls over their chests (to cover their breasts)... Let them not reveal their 
adornments (that Allah has bestowed on them), except to their husbands, 
their fathers, or their husbands' fathers, or their sons, or their husbands' 
sons, or their brothers or their brothers' sons or their sisters' sons or 
maidservants or those whom their right hands possess (bondmaids) or their 
male attendants who have no sexual desire or male children who are not 
yet aware of the private parts of women. Nor should they stamp their feet 
while walking to draw attention to their breasts and to provoke men... O 
believers, repent to Allah all together, so that you may attain liberation. 

32. Marry those among you who are single and the righteous ones among 
your male slaves and female slaves! If they are poor, Allah will bestow 
wealth upon them from His grace... Allah is the Wasi . the Aleem. 

33. Those who do not have the means to marry should keep themselves 
chaste until Allah bestows wealth on them from His grace... Sign a 
contract with your slaves who request a deed of freedom, if you find them 
promising, and give to them from the wealth Allah has given you. If your 
bondmaids wish to remain chaste, do not force them into prostitution for 
the sake of temporary worldly benefits... But if anyone forces them, after 
they have been forced, Allah will be Ghafur and Rahim to them. 

34. Indeed, We have revealed clear signs of the Truth to you and examples 
of those who came before you and exemplary admonition for those who 
want to protect themselves. 

35. Allah is the Nur (NUR is knowledge — life; the essence comprising of 
knowledge [data]) of the heavens and the earth... The example of His light 
(the existence and manifestation of His knowledge) is like a lantern (the brain) 
in which there is a lamp (individual consciousness) and that lamp is within a 
glass (universal consciousness)! That glass (universal consciousness) is like a 
star made of pearl (Name compositions given functions according to their 
creational purposes) lit from an olive tree (the consciousness of Unity within 
the essence of man), neither of the east or the west (free from time and 
location). The (tree's) oil (the observation of the reality in consciousness) would 
almost glow even if untouched by fire (active cleansing)... It is light upon 
light! (The individualized manifestation of the knowledge of the Names)... Allah 
(the Names [the various compositions of the structural qualities constituting 
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knowledge of His reality) to whom He wills. Allah provides mankind with 
examples... Allah knows all (as He is 'all', through the qualities of His Names). 

36. (That Nur; knowledge of the reality) is in the houses (brain, individual 
consciousness) that Allah has allowed to be raised and in which He has 
allowed His name (what it references) to be remembered (observed, based on 
their capacity)! Morning and evening (both extrinsic and intrinsic observation) 
they are in remembrance therein! 

37. They are men who, neither trade nor worldly dealings distracts from 
the dhikr of Allah (remembering their essential reality) and performance of 
salat (experiencing their essence) and giving of zakah (unrequited sharing)! 
They fear a time of transformation due to what their eyes will see (the 
extrinsic observation of the reality) in their hearts (the reality in their essence 
that will become manifest in universal consciousness). 

38. Hence, Allah will make them live the consequences of their deeds in 
the best of ways and will bestow more upon them from His bounty... Allah 
nourishes with sustenance whom He wills without measure! 

39. As for those who deny the knowledge of the reality, their works are like 
a mirage in the desert! When finally he reaches it (the mirage; his works, 
through death) he finds nothing! He will find Allah with him (in his own 

essence and realize He comprises his essential reality with His Names, but alas, 
he will be at a point of no return to evaluate this)! So Allah will make him live 
the consequences of his past life in full! Allah is swift at reckoning! 

40. Or (the consequence of his life) will be like darkness within a deep 
ocean, covered by a wave upon a wave and overcast with clouds! Darkness 
upon darkness! If he (the one engulfed by it) reaches out his hand he will 
hardly be able to see it... Whoever Allah withholds His Nur (knowledge) 
from shall forever be deprived of Nur (knowledge)! 

41. Did you not see how everything in the heavens and the earth and the 
rows of birds glorify (tasbih) Allah (by actualizing their function of servitude)... 
Each knows his own salat (the actualization of the Names composing his own 
essence) and tasbih (the function resulting from his salat)... Allah is Aleem 
over what they do (as their reality with His Names). 

42. The existence of the heavens and the earth is for Allah (He creates them 
in His knowledge to observe the meanings He wills) and to Allah the return 
shall be! 

43. Did you not see how Allah drives the clouds (ideas) then joins them 

(unifies them with wisdom) then piles them into layers (the system and order)! 
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the knowledge of the reality) will pour out from the mountainous masses of 
clouds (source of grace)... He will make it fall upon whom He wills and 
turn it away from whom He wills! The intense flash of His lightning (a 

sudden epiphany pertaining to the Absolute Essence in one's consciousness) will 
nearly make the observable unobservable! 

44. Allah transforms the night and day into one another (the alternation 
between intrinsic and extrinsic observation)! Indeed, there is wisdom in this 
for those with insight. 

45. Allah has created every creature (animate being) from water... Some of 
them crawl upon their bellies; others walk on two legs and others on four... 
Allah creates what He wills... Indeed, Allah is Qadir over all things. 

46. Indeed, We have revealed explanatory signs. Allah leads whom He 
wills to the straight path. 

47. They say, "We have believed in Allah, who comprises our essential 
reality with His Names, and the Rasul (His command manifesting as His 
Rasul)" yet after having said this, a group of them will turn away! They are 
not believers! 

48. And when they are called to Allah and His Rasul so that they may 
judge between them, you will see a group of them turn away. 

49. Yet, if the truth is in their favor, they are quick to accept and obey it! 

50. Are they devoid of healthy thoughts or have they fallen into doubt? Or 
do they fear Allah and His Rasul will be unjust to them? No, they are the 
very wrongdoers. 

51. When they are invited to Allah and His Rasul so that they may judge 
between them, the believers will only say, "We hear and we obey"... They 
are the ones who are liberated. 

52. Whoever obeys Allah and His Rasul and experiences the awe of Allah 
and protects himself from Him, they shall attain their desires. 

53. They (the hypocrites) swear by Allah that they will definitely go forth if 
you order them to... Say "Do not swear... (What is expected of you) is 
obedience... Indeed, Allah is Habir of what you do." 

54. Say, "Obey Allah and obey His Rasul!" If you turn away, then upon 
him is only that with which he has been charged (the duty to inform) and 
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you obey him you will find guidance! There is no responsibility upon the 
Rasul other than clear notification! 

55. Allah has promised those among you who believe and fulfill the 
requisites of their faith that He will grant them vicegerency on earth just 
as He had granted it to those before them... And that He will establish for 
them their religion (lifestyle based on faith) that He has chosen for them and 
with which He is pleased, and replace their fears with security... So, let 
them be in servitude to Me and not associate any partners to Me! And 
whoever denies the knowledge of the reality after this, they are the ones 
who are corrupt in faith. 

56. Establish salat, give zakah (alms) and obey the Rasul so that you may 
attain grace. 

57. Do not think that those who deny the knowledge of the reality will 
render (the religion and the system) helpless (and invalid)! Their abode shall 
be fire! What a wretched place of return! 

58. O believers! Let those who your right hands possess and who have not 
yet reached adolescence ask for your permission on three occasions: 
Before the morning prayer, when you have taken off your garments at 
noon, and after the evening prayer... These are the three occasions of 
nakedness... There is no blame upon you or them (other than these three 
times) to be around you. Thus Allah explains His signs to you... Allah is 
the Aleem, the Hakim. 

59. When your children reach adolescence, let them ask for permission as 
their elders do... Thus Allah explains His signs... Allah is the Aleem, the 
Hakim. 

60. There is no blame on women who have passed the age of marriage if 
they do not wear their outer clothing, provided they do not do so with the 
intention to provoke others with their adornments... It is better for them to 
be chaste... Allah is the Sami, the Aleem. 

61. There is no harm if the blind, the lame, the sick or you yourselves eat 
in your own houses, or in the houses of your fathers, or mothers, or 
brothers, or sisters, or paternal uncles, or paternal aunts, or maternal 
uncles, or maternal aunts, or in houses whose keys you are in charge of, or 
in the house of a friend... There is no blame upon you whether you eat 
together or separately. But when you enter houses, salute one another with 
a greeting from Allah that is blessed and good... Thus does Allah expound 
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62. The believers are only those who believe in Allah, their essential reality 
with His Names, and His Rasul... When they are with him on a matter of 
common concern, they do not leave until they have asked for his 
permission... Indeed, those who ask you for your permission, they are the 
ones who believe in Allah, as their essential reality with His Names, and 
His Rasul... When they ask you for your permission regarding some of 
their affairs, grant it to whomever you please and ask for forgiveness for 
them from Allah... Indeed, Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

63. Do not treat the invitation of the Rasul like the calling of one of you to 
another. Allah knows those who hide behind others and secretly slip 
away... So, let those who oppose His command beware being stricken by 
an affliction or a painful suffering! 

64. Be careful! Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is for Allah (to 
manifest His Names)! He knows well what state you are in... At the time 
they are returned to Him, He will inform them of what they have done... 
Allah (as the essential reality of all things with His Names) is the one who 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Sublime is He who revealed the furqan (the criterion by which the reality 
may be differentiated from falsity) to his servant as a warner to the worlds (all 
humanity). 

2. The existence of the heavens and the earth is for Him! He is free from 
the concept of begetting a child! He has no partner in all of existence! It is 
He who has created all things and formed them according to His 
determination! 

3. Yet they have taken deities besides Him, who create nothing and are 
created themselves, who have no power to cause benefit or harm to 
themselves, and who have no attribute to form life, or death, or life after 
death. 

4. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "This (Quran) is only 
a lie that he has forged. And others (the Jews) have helped him at it"... In 
truth, they have committed a great injustice and perjury. 

5. They said, "These are the fables of the past that he has had written 
down, to read in the morning and evenings." 

6. Say, "It has been revealed by the One who knows the secrets of the 
heavens and the earth! Indeed, He is the Ghafur . the Rahim ." 

7. They said, "What kind of a Rasul is he? He eats food and walks about 
in the markets... Shouldn't an angel have been sent to him, accompanying 
him as a warner?" 

8. "Or shouldn't he have been given a treasure or a garden with exclusive 
produce..." The wrongdoers spoke among each other saying, "You are 
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9. Look how they went astray because of the comparisons (incorrect 
evaluations) they made to you! They can no longer find a way out! 

10. Exalted is He who, if He wills, can give you better things than this; 
who can form Paradises underneath which rivers flow and make palaces 
for you. 

11. But they denied the Hour (their eternal life to commence ensuing death)... 
And We have prepared a blazing fire for those who deny the consequences 
of that Hour. 

12. They will hear its outburst of rage and intense roar even before they 
enter it (while they are in the dimension of the grave) . 

13. When they are bound (helpless) and thrown into a narrow space, they 

will plead for death (they will realize death is the only way out from the 
suffering that has befallen them). 

14. "Wish for not one death but many deaths today! (Alas, you shall not 
die!)" 

15. Say, "Is this better or the Paradise that has been promised to those 
who protect themselves? That Paradise is the consequence (of their life) 
and a place of return (to their essence)." 

16. They shall forever find whatever they desire therein. This is a binding 
promise upon your Rabb! 

17. At the time when He gathers them and those who they 
deified/worshipped besides Allah, and says, "Did you mislead my 
servants or did they go astray from the path (leading to their essential reality) 
themselves?" 

18. They (the objects/idols of their worship) will say, "Subhan, You are! It is 
not possible for us to take besides You any guardians. But when You 
provided comforts for them and their fathers, they forgot the knowledge of 
the reality and indulged in bodily pleasures eventually leading to their 
ruin." 

19. (He will say to those they worshipped besides Allah): "They have truly 
denied the things you've said... You can neither have the strength to ward 
off (the suffering) from yourselves nor find any help! Whoever does wrong 
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20. The Rasuls We disclosed before you also ate food and walked about in 
the markets! We have made you objects of trial for one another... Will you 
be patient? Your Rabb is the Basir . 

21. Those who did not expect to meet Us (to experience the manifestation of 
Our Names in their essence) said, "Should not an angel been sent down to 
us or should we not be able to see our Rabb (with our eyes)?" (Unable to 
comprehend the intrinsic reality within their essence and incessantly seeking an 
external god!) Indeed, they were full of arrogance and self-importance, and 
they transgressed and disobeyed. 

22. There is no good news for those who are guilty of denying the reality at 
the time when they see the angels! They will say, "It (good news and the 

ability to administer with the forces of the Names) has been forbidden to you, 
forbidden!" 

23. When the actual doer becomes evident, they will realize the good work 
they did does not belong to them! (All of their works have been in vain. For, 
while you assume you are the doer, it is Allah who does a good deed through 
you!) 

24. The people of Paradise will have the best residence and the finest 
lodging as their eternal abode. 

25. The time when the sky (consciousness) is split open with its clouds (the 
grace that enables the realization of the reality) and the angelic forces (the 
reality of the Names) become manifest one after another! 

26. The time when the reality that sovereignty belongs to ar-Rahman (will 
be experienced)! A time of great difficulty for those who deny the 
knowledge of the reality (the reality of the Names within their essence)! 

27. At that time, the one who wronged himself (by failing to experience the 
reality of his original self) will bite his hands and say, "I wish I had walked 
on the path of the Rasul." 

28. "Woe to me, I wish I had not befriended him (the body demon, the idea 
"I am the body" produced by the second brain in one's gut)!" 

29. "Indeed, it led me astray from the remembrance (of the knowledge of 
the reality reminding me of my essence)... Satan (delusion — thinking you are the 
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30. The Rasul (one who READs his essential reality) said, "O Rabb! Indeed, 
my people have abandoned the Quran (experiencing the requisites of their 
essential reality and turned to bodily pleasures instead)!" 

31. And thus, for every Nabi, enemies were formed from among the 
deniers of the reality... Sufficient is your Rabb, which comprises your 
essence, as the Hadi (One who enables the realization of one's essential reality) 
and the Nasir (the One who aids in the process of attaining this liberation). 

32. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "The Quran should 
have been revealed to him all at once (like those revealed to the Children of 
Israel)." (Whereas) We (revealed it as thus) to anchor it in your heart (the 
reflectors of the Names to your brain - heart neurons) and made you recite it 
in sections (so that you may find each denoted quality within your own 
essence). 

33. Every time they came to you with a problem, We came to you with the 
best explanation and as the Truth. 

34. Those who will be gathered in hell, whose essences have darkened and 
whose faces look down, those are worse in position and most astray in 
way. 

35. Indeed, We gave Moses the knowledge of the reality and the 
instructions of application, and appointed his brother Aaron as an 
assistant. 

36. Then We said, "Go, both of you, to the people who have denied Our 
signs in their essence!" And We made them miserable! 

37. And when the people of Noah denied their Rasul We drowned them 
and made them an exemplary lesson for the people... We have prepared a 
tragic suffering for the wrongdoers. 

38. And Aad (the people of Hud) and Thamud (the people of Salih) and the 
companions of the Rass (the unstable well) and many generation between 
them... 

39. We had given each of them lessons... (In the end) We destroyed them 
all. 

40. Surely they came upon the city upon which We showered wrath (the 
destroyed city of the people of Lot)... Did they not see it? No! They did not 
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41. When they see you they only make a mockery of you, "Is this the one 
Allah has disclosed as His Rasul!" 

42. "Had we not been steadfast (upon our deities) he (the Rasul) would have 
lead us astray from our gods"... When they see the suffering they will 
know whose path is astray. 

43. Did you not see the one who has deified his 'hawa' (instinctual desires, 
corporeality, illusory self)..! Are you going to be his representative? 

44. Do you actually think most of them can hear or use their intellects? 
They are like cattle, no, perhaps they are even more astray (from being a 
human) in their way! 

45. Did you not see how your Rabb lengthens the shadow (the ego-self, 
when the sun of the reality has not yet fully risen)? Had He willed surely He 
could have made it constant (immobile)... Then We made the Sun (the 
awareness of the reality) a proof for them. 

46. Then We withdrew (seized) it (the lengthened shadow) to Us with an easy 

withdrawal (made it feel its inexistence with the awareness of the reality). 

47. It is He who made the night a cover for you and sleep a form of 
death... And made the day a time for rising (awakening). 

48. It is HU... Who sends the winds as heralds of His grace (rain)... We 
have disclosed pure water from the sky. 

49. So that We may bring life to a dead land and nourish with it many 
animals and humans of Our creation. 

50. Indeed, We have explained it (the Quran) to them in many ways (so that 
they may remember and contemplate)... But the majority of the people deny 
the reality. 

51. Had We so willed, We would have disclosed a warner in every city. 

52. Do not follow those who deny the knowledge of the reality, struggle 
vigorously with them by means of this (the Quran) with all your strength! 

53. It is HU... Who releases the two bodies of water (universal and individual 
consciousness — the body): one sweet (the original self) and the other salty 
and bitter (the ego identity assuming it is the body)! And formed a barrier of 
enmity (opposition) between them (remember the verse 'descend as enemies to 
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54. It is HU who has created a human (the biological body of man) from 
water and formed the relations of blood (genetic-based) and matrimony! 
Your Rabb is the Qadir . 

55. They worship things (they take as deities) besides Allah who neither 
benefit them nor harm them! One who denies the knowledge of the reality 
supports that which is against his Rabb. 

56. We disclosed you only as a giver of good news and as a warner. 

57. Say, "The only thing I ask for in return is for you to find the path to 
your Rabb!" 

58. Place your trust in the Ever-living One who does not die (comprising 
your essence with His qualities) and glorify (tasbih) Him (as His hamd)! It is 
enough that He is Habir (aware) of the mistakes of His servants! 

59. It is He who has created the heavens, the earth, and everything in 
between in them in six stages, and then established His sovereignty upon 
the Throne (the various waves of data created with the qualities of the Names 
of Allah)... He is the Rahman ! Ask one who is Habir (informed of the reality) 
about Him! 

60. When they are told, "Prostrate to Rahman" (i.e. feel your inexistence in 
the sight of your essential Names-based reality) they say, "What is Rahman? 
Why should we prostrate to something you tell us to?"... This (offer) 
increases their hatred even more. (This verse is a verse of prostration.) 

61. So magnificent is He Who forms constellations in the skies (the 
materialization of the various compositional groups of His Names at the macro 
level) and forms an object (the Sun — energy source) of radiance ( Nur) and an 
illuminating reflection (the Moon — the reflector of light) (each of them have 
different functions)! 

62. It is HU who makes the night and the day as successors to each other 
for those who want to realize and evaluate the Truth. 

63. The servants of Rahman (who are aware of their Names-based essence) 
live on earth (in the body) consciously and without an ego... When the 
ignorant ones (who are veiled from the reality) try to provoke them, they say, 
"Salam!" 

64. They spend their nights in prostration (with the awareness of their 
inexistence) and standing (in the observation of the Qayyum within their 
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65. They say, "Our Rabb... Ward off the suffering of hell from us! For 
indeed its suffering is tormenting to man!" 

66. "Indeed, that state and place of burning is atrocious!" 

67. They are those who neither squander when unrequitedly giving nor 
withhold stingily... But keep a just balance between the two. 

68. They do not turn to a god besides Allah, or take a life that Allah has 
forbidden except by right (retribution) and do not commit adultery... And 
whoever does that shall face its consequence! 

69. Burning will be multiplied for him during Doomsday and he will abide 
forever in disgrace (abandoned, alone). 

70. Except he who repents, believes and fulfills the requisites of his faith! 
Allah will change their bad deeds into good deeds... Allah is the Ghafur, 
the Rahim. 

71. And whoever repents and does righteous deeds, he will indeed return 
to Allah as one whose repentance is accepted. 

72. They are those who never bear false witness... When they encounter 
rumors and empty discourse, they pass by with dignity. 

73. When they are reminded of the signs of the existence of their Rabb 
within their beings (essence) they do not remain deaf and blind (to that 
Truth)! 

74. They say, "Our Rabb... Grant us partners (or bodies) and children (the 
fruits of our bodily endeavors) who will cause us joy (Paradise life) and make 
us leaders worthy of being followed for those who want to be protected." 

75. They will be rewarded with mansions (higher states of life) for being 
patient (against the conditions of the worldly and bodily life) ! There they will 
be greeted with life and salam (the actualization of the forces of the Names). 

76. They will abide therein forever... What a blessed station and abode! 

77. Say, "If it wasn't for your introspection my Rabb would not hold you in 
esteem! Truly you have denied... Soon you will live the inevitable 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Ta, Sin, Meem. 

2. These are the signs of the clear Knowledge (sunnatullah). 

3. Are you going to destroy yourself because they don't believe? 

4. If We so will, We could reveal a miracle upon them from the heavens 
and they will be forced to bend their necks and accept the command! 

5. But whenever a new reminder comes to them from ar-Rahman they turn 
away from it. 

6. Indeed, they have denied! But the news of the thing they mock will 
come to them soon. 

7. Did they not see the earth, how much We have produced and raised 
therein from every generous couple (double stranded DNA)? 

8. Indeed, there is a sign in this... But most of them have not believed (in 

the Truth, in their Truth). 

9. Indeed, your Rabb is is HU, the Aziz , the Rahim . 

10. And remember when your Rabb called to Moses, "Go to the 
wrongdoing people!" 

11. "To the people of Pharaoh... Will they not fear and protect 
themselves?" 

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13. "I feel constricted and tongue-tied, so appoint Aaron (for this task 
instead)!" 

14. "I fear they will kill me, for I am guilty of a crime about which they are 
right!" 

15. He said, "No! Never!... Go, both of you, as Our miracles - proofs... 
Indeed, We are ONE with you, listening." 

16. "Go, both of you, to Pharaoh and say, 'Indeed, We are the Rasuls of 
the Rabb of the worlds (the creator of everything in existence with the qualities 
of His Names).'" 

17. "Send the Children of Israel with us." 

18. (Pharaoh) said, "Did we not raise you and tame you while you were a 
child among us? Did you not spend many years of your life with us?" 

19. "And you did that deed! (Killed one of Pharaoh's people)... You are of the 
ungrateful!" 

20. (Moses) said, "When I did that deed I was not aware of myself." 

21. "So I fled from you out of fear... Then my Rabb granted me a 
command and made me of the Rasuls." 

22. "And this favor of which you remind me is no more than the result of 
your enslavement of the Children of Israel!" 

23. Pharaoh said, "And what is the Rabb of the worlds?" 

24. (Moses) said, "The Rabb (creator with His Names) of the heavens, the 
earth, and everything in between, if you are of the people of certainty (you 
will know)!" 

25. (Pharaoh) said to those around him, "Do you hear him?" 

26. (Moses) said, "Your Rabb and the Rabb of your forefathers." 

27. (Pharaoh) said, "This Rasul who has been disclosed to you is most 
definitely possessed." (Most of the Rasuls have been accused of being 
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28. (Moses) said, "The Rabb of the east, the west and everything in 
between... If you use your intellect!" 

29. (Pharaoh) said, "Indeed, if you take anything besides me as god I will 
surely imprison you!" 

30. (Moses) said, "Even if I have come to you with something clear 

(proof)?" 

31. (Pharaoh) said, "Then show it, if you are of the truthful?" 

32. (Moses) released his staff, suddenly it appeared as a serpent! 

33. (Moses) drew out his hand (from his shirt) the observers saw it to be 
bright white! 

34. (Pharaoh) said to his leaders, "Indeed, he is a learned magician..." 

35. "He wishes to drive you out of your land with his magic... What do you 
advise?" 

36. They said, "Seize him and his brother... And send heralds to the 
cities..." 

37. "Let them gather all the skilled magicians and bring them to you!" 

38. So the magicians assembled at a specified time and place. 

39. And it was said to the people, "Have you all gathered?" 

40. "If they prevail we will probably follow the magicians" said the people. 

41. When the magicians came they said to Pharaoh, "And what if we 
prevail, will we be rewarded?" 

42. "Yes" (said Pharaoh)... "In that case you will be of those most near to 
me." 

43. Moses said to them, "Throw (down) what you have in your hands!" 

44. So they threw their ropes and staffs and said, "By the might of 
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45. Then Moses threw his staff, and alas, at once it devoured their 
apparitions! 

46. Upon seeing this, the magicians prostrated in front of Moses! 

47. They said, "We believe in the Rabb of the worlds..." 

48. "The Rabb of Moses and Aaron!" 

49. (Pharaoh) said, "Have you believed in Him without my permission? 
Surely he is your leader in teaching you sorcery... Soon you will know... I 
will cut off your hands and feet on opposite sides and have you all 
crucified." 

50. (The magicians who now believed) said, "No harm! Indeed, to our Rabb 
we will return." 

51. "As the first believers, we hope that our Rabb will forgive us for our 
mistakes." 

52. We revealed to Moses, "Travel with My servants by night... You will be 
pursued." 

53. Pharaoh sent heralds to the cities... 

54. "They (the Children of Israel) are an insignificant minority!" 

55. "But they are enraging us!" 

56. "Indeed, we are a well-prepared people," said Pharaoh. 

57. Thus We made them leave their gardens and springs. 

58. Their treasures and wealth! 

59. Thus it is... And then We made the Children of Israel inheritors of 
them (the dynasty of Pharaoh). 

60. (Pharaoh and his army) pursued them as the sun rose. 

61. When the two groups saw each other Moses' companions said, "They 
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62. "No!" said Moses, "My Rabb is with me; He will show us the way (to 

liberation)!" 

63. We revealed to Moses, "Strike the sea with your staff... (When he did) 
the sea parted into two; each part was like a big mountain. 

64. We made the others (who were following) approach that place too. 

65. Then We saved Moses and all those with him. 

66. Then We drowned the others. 

67. Indeed, there is a miracle - a lesson - in this! Yet most of them have 
not believed. 

68. Indeed, your Rabb is HU, the Aziz, the Rahim. 

69. Tell them about Abraham too. 

70. How he had asked his father and his people, "What is that which you 
serve?" 

71. They said, "We serve our idols; we are constantly engaged in them." 

72. (Abraham) said, "Do they hear you when you pray to them?" 

73. "Or do they help or harm you?" 

74. They said, "No! But we found our forefathers doing the same (so we 

are imitating them)!" 

75. (Abraham) said, "Think! What are you serving...?" 

76. "You and your forefathers!" 

77. "They are definitely my enemies... Only the Rabb of the worlds..." 

78. "Who created me... It is He who guides me (to my essential reality)." 

79. "Who gives me food and drink." 

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81. "And He who takes life and gives life." 

82. "And it is He who I hope will forgive me for my mistakes during the 
period when the laws of Religion are in effect." 

83. "My Rabb, grant me a judgment and include me among the righteous 
ones!" 

84. "And allow me to convey the Truth to the generations to come after 
me!" 

85. "Make me one of the inheritors of your Paradise of Bliss!" 

86. "Forgive my father! Indeed, he is of those who have gone astray from 
the right faith!" 

87. "Do not disgrace me during the resurrection period!" 

88. "The time when neither wealth nor sons will be of any avail." 

89. "Only he who has come to Allah with a sound heart (in whose 
consciousness the reality has become manifest)!" 

90. (The life of) Paradise has been brought near to the protected ones. 

91. And for those who have deviated from the reality, Hell has been 
brought in front of them! 

92. They are asked, "Where are the things you worshipped?" 

93. "The things you worshipped besides Allah... Can they help you or can 
they even help themselves?" 

94. They (the things you worshipped) and those of you who have deviated 
from their essential reality and worshipped those idols will be thrown face 
down into Hell! 

95. And (so will) the armies of Iblis. 

96. They argue therein, saying: 

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98. "When we held you equal to the Rabb of the worlds." 

99. "It was the guilty (who denied the reality) who led us astray." 

100. "And we have no intercessor." 

101. "And we have no trustworthy friend." 

102. "If only we can go back (to the reality) and attain the results of faith." 

103. There is indeed a lesson in this... Most of them have not believed (in 

their essential reality). 

104. Indeed, your Rabb is HU, the Aziz, the Rahim. 

105. The people of Noah also denied the Rasuls. 

106. When their brother Noah said to them, "Do you not fear and 
beware?" 

107. "I am indeed a trustworthy Rasul for you." 

108. "So, protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most definitely subject 
you to the consequences of your deeds) and obey me!" 

109. "I do not ask you for anything in return... It is the Rabb of the worlds 
who will make me live the consequences of my working!" 

110. "So, protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most definitely subject 
you to the consequences of your deeds) and obey me!" 

111. They said, "Why should we believe in you when your followers are but 
the lowest of classes?" 

112. (Noah) said, "I have no knowledge of their doings..." 

113. "My Rabb knows the consequences of their deeds... If only you had 
become conscious of it!" 

114. "I am not one to drive believers away!" 

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116. They said, "Indeed, O Noah, if you do not desist, you are going to be 
stoned to death!" 

117. (Noah) said, "My Rabb... My people have most certainly denied me!" 

118. "So part me from them (so that they get what they deserve, for, while a 
Rasul is among them, they shall not be subject to suffering) and save me, and 
those who are with me from among the believers." 

119. So We saved him and the ark full of those who were with him. 

120. Then We drowned the rest! 

121. Indeed, there is a miracle - lesson - in this... But the majority of them 
are not believers! 

122. Indeed, your Rabb is HU, the Aziz, the Rahim. 

123. Aad (the people of Hud) also denied the Rasuls. 

124. When their brother Hud said, "Do you not fear (and protect 
yourselves)?" 

125. "Certainly, I am a trustworthy Rasul for you." 

126. "So, protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most certainly make you 
live the consequences of your deeds) and obey me." 

127. "I do not ask you for anything in return... The return of my works 
belongs to the Rabb of the worlds." 

128. "Do you build mansions on every hilltop and amuse yourselves?" 

129. "And make castle-like houses as though you will live forever?" 

130. "You rely on your strength and abolish all rights and seize all that you 
can!" 

131. "So, protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most definitely subject 
you to the consequences of your deeds) and obey me." 

132. "Protect yourselves from the One who assists you with all the 
blessings that you know." 

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133. "And gave you cattle (sacrificial animals) and sons." 

134. "And gardens and springs..." 

135. "Truly, I fear for you as the suffering of a tremendous time is upon 
you." 

136. They said, "Whether you admonish us or not, it is all the same for 
us!" 

137. "These are only the fables of the past!" 

138. "And we will not be subject to any suffering!" 

139. And thus they denied him, and We destroyed them! Indeed, there is a 
miracle - a lesson - in this! But most of them are not believers. 

140. Indeed, your Rabb is HU, the Aziz, the Rahim. 

141. Thamud also denied the Rasuls. 

142. Their brother Salih said to them, "Do you not fear and beware?" 

143. "I am most certainly a trustworthy Rasul." 

144. "So protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most definitely subject you 
to the consequences of your deeds) and obey me." 

145. "I do not ask you for anything in return... The return of my service 
belongs only to the Rabb of the worlds!" 

146. "Do you think you will always be safe (regardless of whatever you do)?" 

147. "In Paradises (gardens) and springs..." 

148. "With crops and date-palms with fruit buds!" 

149. "Skillfully and cheerfully hewing out houses in the mountains!" 

150. "So, protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most definitely subject 
you to the consequences of your deeds) and obey me." 

151. "Do not follow the orders of those who exploit their authority!" 

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152. "They (who exploit their authorities) guide people in the world to the 
wrong, rather than being corrective." 

153. They said, "You have been bewitched (influenced)." 

154. "You are only a man like us (but you think you are different)! Then show 
us a miracle if you are truthful!" 

155. (Salih) said, "Here is an (unattended) she-camel... She has a turn of 
drinking water, as do your camels..." 

156. "Give her no harm (otherwise) an intense period of suffering will 
overtake you." 

157. (Taking no heed of this warning) they viciously slaughtered her; and 
became very regretful. 

158. So the suffering struck them! Indeed, there is a sign - a lesson - in 
this... Most of them have not believed! 

159. Indeed, your Rabb is HU, the Aziz, the Rahim. 

160. The people of Lot also denied the Rasuls. 

161. When their brother Lot asked them, "Do you not fear and beware?" 

162. "Indeed, I am a Rasul you can trust." 

163. "So, protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most definitely subject 
you to the consequences of your deeds) and obey me!" 

164. "I do not ask you for anything in return... The return of my service 
belongs only to the Rabb of the worlds." 

165. "Do you wish to (leave the females and) sleep with men (instead)?" 

166. "You leave your women whom your Rabb has created for you! No, 
you are indeed a people who transgress all bounds!" 

167. They said, "O Lot, if you do not desist (your lecturing) you will surely 
be driven out (of here)!" 

168. (Lot) said, "In truth, I abhor this act of yours!" (Note the hatred is 
expressed in reference to the action not the doer.) 

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169. "My Rabb, save me and my people from what they do." 

170. So We saved him and his people. 

171. Except the old woman (Lot's wife who did not believe) who did not wish 
to join them! 

172. Then We totally destroyed the rest! 

173. And We poured such a rain upon them! Dreadful is the rain that 
befalls the forewarned! 

174. Indeed, there is a sign - a lesson - in this... But most of them have 
not believed. 

175. Indeed, your Rabb is HU, the Aziz, the Rahim. 

176. The dwellers of the forest (the people of Shuayb) also denied the 
Rasuls! 

177. When Shuayb said to them, "Do you not fear and beware?" 

178. "Indeed, I am a Rasul you can trust." 

179. "So, protect yourselves from Allah (for He will most definitely subject 
you to the consequences of your deeds) and obey me!" 

180. "I do not ask you for anything in return... The return of my service 
belongs only to the Rabb of the worlds." 

181. "Give full measure... Do not defraud people with the scale and cause 
loss to them!" 

182. "Weigh with correct scales!" 

183. Do not deprive people of their rights and corrupt the order; do not go 
to excess in the land." 

184. "Protect yourselves from the One who created you and those before 

you (as He will subject you to the consequences of your deeds just as He 
subjected those before you)!" 

185. "They said, "You are bewitched (influenced)!" 

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186. "You are a man like us! We think you are a liar!" 

187. "If you are truthful, then cause fragments from the sky to fall on us." 

188. (Shuayb) said, "My Rabb knows better what you do (as the creator)." 

189. Thus they denied Him and the intense suffering of that dark day 
caught them... Indeed, it was a tremendous time of a suffering. 

190. Indeed, there is a sign - a lesson - in this too... But most of them have 
not believed! 

191. Indeed, your Rabb is HU, the Aziz, the Rahim. 

192. Indeed, (the Quran) is the revelation of the Rabb of the worlds (a 

dimensional descent from your Names-based essence to your consciousness)! 

193. The Trustworthy Spirit (the knowledge of the Names reflecting to your 
heart) came down with (Gabriel)! 

194. To your heart (consciousness) so that you may be of the warners (based 
on this knowledge) ! 

195. In a clear Arabic language! 

196. And, indeed, it (this knowledge of the reality) also formed part of the 
wisdom of those before you. 

197. Was it not a proof for them that it was known by the scholars of the 
Children of Israel? 

198. Had We revealed it to someone who did not know Arabic, 

199. And he recited it to them, they would still not have believed. 

200. Thus We insert it in the minds of those who are guilty (of denying the 
reality) ! 

201. They do not believe until they see a tragic suffering. 

202. It (suffering of death) comes to them suddenly, at a time when they 
least expect it! (Death is the biggest suffering, as through the experience of 
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its due right, and that he no longer has the opportunity to compensate, falling 
into the suffering of deep regret.) 

203. And they say, "Will we be given additional time?" 

204. Do they want Us to hasten the manifestation of Our suffering upon 
them? 

205. Thus you see... If We give them enjoyment for many years with 
various blessings, 

206. Then the thing of which they are warned comes to them... 

207. Neither their possessions nor the pleasures they enjoyed will give 
them any benefit! 

208. And We have never destroyed a city to which a warner has not come. 

209. (First) a reminder is given! We are not unjust! 

210. It was not the devils that formed (the Quran)! 

211. It does not suit them to do so! Nor do they have the power to do so! 

212. They are indeed devoid of the capacity to perceive! 

213. So do not turn to any concept of god/godhood when (the reality of) 
Allah (is clearly evident)! Otherwise you will be among those subject to the 
suffering! 

214. Start your warning from those who are closest to you! 

215. Take those who follow you from among the believers under your 
wing! 

216. If they disobey you say, "I am free (disassociated) from what you do!" 

217. Place your trust in the Aziz the Rahim (the Names comprising your 
essential reality)! 

218. Who sees you when you arise (to fulfill your function)... 

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220. Indeed, He is HU, the Sami . the Aleem . 

221. Shall I inform you on whom the devils descend? 

222. They take under their influence those who are responsible of 
betraying themselves! 

223. Those who betray themselves give ear to (the devils — delusive ideas in 
their subconscious) and most of them are liars. 

224. And the poets (who incite the emotions and guide people to worship 
things they take as deities) — only those who have truly deviated follow them. 

225. Do you not see how they live in the world of fantasy and doubt! 

226. They say things that they cannot do! 

227. Except those who believe (in the reality) and fulfill the requisites of 
their faith, who remember Allah much and who attain victory after being 
wronged... Those who wrong (themselves) will soon comprehend the kind 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Ta, Sin... These are the signs of the Quran (the knowledge of the reality 

and sunnatullah) and the signs of a Clear Book (the clearly evident system and 
order). 

2. As guidance to the reality and good news for the believers! 

3. Who perform salat (experience ascension [miraj] by turning to Allah) and 
give from their possessions in order to become purified and refined; it is 
they who have attained certainty of their immortal life to come. 

4. As for those who do not believe in their immortal life to come, We have 
adorned their deeds to them and made it appear (as pleasurable), they falter 
and wander, blinded (to the reality). 

5. They are the ones who will have the worst suffering! And in the life to 
come, they will be the greatest losers! 

6. You (through your consciousness) have certainly received this Quran from 
the ladun (the potential of Names in your essence) of One who is Hakim and 
Aleem . 

7. When Moses said to his people, "I have perceived a fire... I will either 
bring news from it or a burning ember with which you can warm 
yourselves." 

8. When (Moses) came to (the fire), he perceived a voice, "Blessed is the 
one in that fire and the one near it! Allah the Subhan is the Rabb of the 
worlds!" 

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10. "Throw your staff!"... When Moses saw his staff moving like a snake 
he turned and fled without looking back... "O Moses, do not be afraid! 
Indeed, the Rasuls have no fear in my presence!" 

11. "Except the one who does wrong (to himself)! As for one who does 
wrong and then corrects himself, I am the Ghafur, the Rahim ." 

12. "Put your hand inside your cloak... It will come out white without 
blemish... These are among the nine signs for Pharaoh and his people (to 

whom you have been disclosed as a Rasul)! Indeed, they have become corrupt 
in faith." 

13. When Our miracles came to them in all their clarity, they said, "This is 
clearly magic." 

14. Even though they felt close to and certain (about the realities Moses 
expounded to them) they deliberately denied it, wrongfully and out of 
arrogance... Look and see how the corrupters ended up! 

15. Indeed, We gave knowledge to David and Soloman... They both said, 
"Hamd be to Allah who has exalted us above many of His believing 
servants." 

16. Solomon succeeded David and said, "O people... We have been taught 
the language of birds (the ability to communicate with other creatures) and 
endowed with (the blessing of having knowledge about) all things... This is 
indeed a clear favor!" 

17. An army was formed for Solomon, from the jinni, men and birds. They 
were arranged together, recruited and administered (by Solomon). 

18. When they came to the Valley of the Ants, one female ant said, "Ants! 
Go into your dwellings lest Solomon and his army inadvertently crush 
you." 

19. (Solomon) smiled at her words and said, "My Rabb... Enable me (with 
the Name Rahim in my essence) to be thankful for the blessings You have 
granted me and my parents, and to do righteous deeds that please You, 
and include me among Your righteous servants with Your grace. 

20. Then (one day, Solomon) inspected the birds and said, "Why can't I see 
Hoopoe... Is he lost?" 

21. "Unless he gives me a valid excuse for his absence I will punish him or 
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22. Then (Hoopoe) came shortly after and said, "I saw something you do 
not know and I have come to you with reliable news from Sheba." 

23. "I found a woman ruling over them (Shebeans) and she has been given 
of all things and she has a throne of sovereignty." 

24. "I found her and her people worshipping the Sun instead of Allah... 
Satan has made their deeds appear pleasing and right to them and 
diverted them from the (right) way! Thus they cannot find the path of the 
reality." 

25. "(They have been deceived by their illusions) to not prostrate to Allah, who 
brings forth what is hidden in the heavens and the earth and who knows 
what you conceal and what you reveal." (This is a verse of prostration.) 

26. "Allah, there is no god, only HU, the Rabb of the Great Throne!" 

27. (Solomon) said, "Let us see if what you say is the truth or if you are of 
the liars." 

28. "Take this letter of mine and deliver it to them! Then leave them and 
see the state of their understanding." 

29. (Queen Sheba) said, "O eminent ones! An important and valuable letter 
has been delivered to me." 

30. "The letter is from Solomon; indeed (the beginning of it) reads: 'By the 
one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with His 
Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B'), the Rahman, the 
Rahim.'" 

31. (And says) "Do not be haughty with me but come to me in 
submission!" 

32. "O eminent ones... What would you advise me... I did not want to 
decide without consulting you." 

33. They said, "We are both strong and mighty warriors... The decision is 
yours to make! You decide on your command." 

34. (Sheba) said, "When kings enter a country they thrash it and render the 
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35. "So I shall send them a gift and see with what (news) my envoys 
(bearing the gifts) will return." 

36. When (the envoys) came to Solomon (with the gift) he said, "You think 
you can stop me with your gifts? But that which Allah gave me is better 
than that which He has given you! Only those like you will rejoice with 
such gifts!" 

37. "Go back (and tell) them... I swear I will come with forces that they will 
never be able to withstand and drive them out of there, helpless and 
disgraced!" 

38. (Solomon told his eminent ones), "O counselors... Who can bring me her 
throne before they come to me in submission?" 

39. A demon from among the jinni said, "I will bring it before you get up 
from your seat... You can me trust me that I have enough power to do 
this." 

40. But one who had an understanding of the knowledge of the reality 
(who had the ability to act with the forces of the Names; Reflection of Divine 
Attribute) said, "I will bring it to you before you blink your eye"... When 
Solomon saw the throne placed before him, he said, "This is from the 
bounty of my Rabb... To see whether I will be grateful or ungrateful... And 
whoever is grateful, his gratitude is for his self (the realization and evaluation 
of the perfection of his essence)... And whoever is ungrateful, surely my 
Rabb is the Ghani, the Karim." 

41. (Solomon) said, "Disguise her throne, and let us see if she can find the 
Truth or if she is of those who are not guided." 

42. When (Sheba) arrived she was asked, "Is your throne like this?"... She 
said, "It looks like it... We had been given knowledge before this and we 
had become Muslims (submitted)." 

43. And that which she worshipped besides Allah had stopped her... 
Indeed, she was from a people who denied the knowledge of the reality. 

44. Then she was told, "Enter the palace"... When (Queen Sheba) saw it she 
thought it was deep water and pulled her skirt up... (Solomon) said, "It's 
just a palace made of crystal glass"... (Sheba) said, "My Rabb... I have 
wronged myself (by worshipping an external force, the Sun) but now I have 
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45. Indeed, We disclosed to Thamud, their brother Salih, who said, "Serve 
Allah!"... But they divided themselves into two groups opposing one 
another. 

46. (Salih) said, "O my people! Why do you hasten on the bad rather than 
the good? Will it not be better for you to repent to Allah so you may be 
shown mercy?" 

47. They said, "Because of you and your followers we have been subject to 
an evil omen." (Salih) said, "Your evil omen is with Allah... No, you are a 
people being tried." 

48. There was in that city a gang of nine men who caused corruption and 
rebelled. 

49. Swearing with the oath, "By Allah" they said, "Let us attack (and kill) 
him and his family in the night, and to his guardian, we shall say, 'We are 
unaware of his and his family's death; indeed, we are telling the truth.'" 

50. Thus they devised a trap but We also devised a trap, of which they 
were unaware. 

51. Look at the result of their traps! We completely destroyed them and 
their people! 

52. Here are their houses, demolished and ruined, because of their 
wrongdoing... Indeed, there is a sign - a lesson - in this for a people with 
understanding. 

53. We saved the believers and those who protected themselves. 

54. And Lot... How he said to his people, "You are deliberately engaging 
in that shameless act!" 

55. "Do you leave the women and lustfully sleep with men? No, you are a 
people in ignorance." 

56. His people answered, "Drive Lot's family out of the city! They are 
people who live purely." 

57. So We saved him and his people, except his wife... We ordained her to 
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58. And We showered such a rain upon them! Atrocious is the rain that 
befalls the forewarned! 

59. Say, "Hamd belongs to Allah... Salam to His chosen servants upon 
whom He bestows purity... Is Allah better or those they ascribe as partners 
to Him?" 

60. Or the One who created the heavens and the earth, and who disclosed 
water for you from the sky? With it We made blissful gardens... It is not 
possible for you to have made even a single tree to grow in them... A god 
besides Allah? No, they are a people who have deviated from the Truth. 

61. Or is the One better, who made the earth (the body) a stable station, 
and formed rivers (veins) between them, and fixed mountains (organs) 
therein and made a barrier between the two seas (consciousness — body)? A 
god besides Allah? No, the majority of them do not understand. 

62. Or is the one better, to whom you pray when you are feeling down and 
who saves you from your suffering and appoints you vicegerents on earth? 
A god besides Allah? How little you recall these facts and how little you 
think... 

63. Or the One who guides you (shows you the way to reality) on the land 
(material world) and in the sea (the world of knowledge — ideas) and who 
discloses the winds (the Rasuls) as heralds of His grace? A god besides 
Allah? Exalted is Allah above what they associate with Him. 

64. Or the One who manifests the creatures and then returns them (to their 
initial state) and nourishes you with sustenance from the sky and earth? A 
god besides Allah? Say, "Bring your definite proof then, if you are of the 
truthful." 

65. Say, "No one in the heavens and the earth knows the unknown besides 
Allah... And they are not aware of when they will be gathered!" 

66. Whereas they have an accumulation of knowledge about the eternal 
life to come. No, they are in doubt thereof... No, they are blind to it! 

67. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "When we and our 
forefathers have become dust, will we really be brought back?" 

68. "Indeed, we and our forefathers have been warned with this before! 
This is nothing but fables from the past." 

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70. Do not grieve over them... And do not feel distressed by their schemes! 

71. They say, "If you are telling the truth, when will it be fulfilled?" 

72. Say, "Perhaps a part of what you want to hasten is close behind you!" 

73. Indeed, your Rabb is bountiful to mankind... But the majority of them 
are not grateful. 

74. Indeed, your Rabb knows what they conceal within and what they 
reveal. 

75. There is no unknown in the heavens and the earth that is not already 
recorded in the Clear Book (of the universe, and clearly apparent in existence)! 
(That it is 'unknown' is according to the perceiver! If Allah wills He can change 
what appears to be unknown and make it known.) 

76. Indeed, this Quran narrates and explains most of the things over 
which the Children of Israel differed. 

77. Indeed, (the Quran) is a guide to the reality and grace for the believers. 

78. Indeed, your Rabb will judge between them from within their 
essence... HU is the Aziz, the Aleem. 

79. So place your trust in Allah! Indeed, you are upon the manifest Truth. 

80. Indeed, you cannot make the dead (those who live unconsciously) hear; 
when they turn their backs (to the Truth) and go, you cannot make the deaf 
hear! 

81. You cannot show the right way to the blind to guide them out of their 
wrong way! You can only make those hear, who have believed in Our 
signs within their essence as a result of their submission. 

82. When the command (their own Doomsday [death] or the time prior to the 
general Doomsday) reaches them, We will produce a dabbah from the earth 

(a talking form from the earth [the body] during the experience of parting from 
the body, i.e. death) which will tell them that man had no certainty in Our 
signs (they were unable to observe the qualities of the Names that comprise 
their being)!" 

83. During that time We will assemble as groups those who denied Our 
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84. When they come, Allah will say, "Did you attempt to deny My signs 
even though they were beyond the scope of your knowledge? What was it 
that you did?" 

85. The verdict has reached them because they did wrong (to themselves)! 
They can no longer talk! 

86. Did they not see how we made the night for them to find tranquility in 
and the day as observable... Indeed, there are signs in this for a people 
who believe. 

87. During that time, when the Horn is blown (when the spirit is blown out 
of the body, i.e. when death is experienced or when the dead are blown out of 
their graves during the time of gathering) everyone in the heavens (those who 
have found themselves at the level of consciousness) and everyone on earth 
(living at the bodily state), except whom Allah wills, will be struck with 
terror! All shall come to Him with their necks bent down (in utter humility). 

88. You see the mountains (the organs in your body) and think they are 
firmly fixed, but they move and pass away as the clouds (ideas — thoughts) 
move and pass away (by transforming into various understandings)... (The 
blowing of the Horn and all that pertains to it) is the art of Allah such that He 
has made all things an unalterable reality to experience. Indeed, He is 
Habir of what you do (as their Creator). 

89. Whoever comes with good traits shall be given what is better... During 
that time they will be secure from what they fear. 

90. And whoever comes with badness, their faces will be overturned in the 
fire... "You shall only live the consequences of your own deeds!" 

91. "I have only been ordered to serve the Rabb of this city... Which He 
has made respectable, and everything belongs to Him! I have been 
ordered to be of those who are (aware of their) submission!" 

92. "And to inform of the Quran!" So whoever accepts the reality will walk 
on this path to experience this Truth within his being... And whoever goes 
astray, say, "I am only of those who warn!" 

93. Say, "Hamd belongs to Allah! He is going to show you His signs, 
and you are going to recognize them!" Your Rabb in not unaware of what 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Ta, Sin, Meem. 

2. These are the signs of the Clear Book (clearly manifest system and order). 

3. We shall narrate some of the news of Moses and Pharaoh, as Truth, for 
people who believe. 

4. Indeed, the Pharaoh had established supremacy in that land and had 
divided the people into various classes. Seeking to weaken and debase one 
class, he was slaying their sons and sparing their women... Indeed, he was 
of those who caused corruption. 

5. So We wished to favor those who were left helpless and abased, and 
make them leaders and inheritors. 

6. And to secure them in that land, and to subject the Pharaoh and Haman 
(his high priest) and their forces to the very thing they feared! 

7. We revealed to Moses' mother, "Suckle him, and then when you fear for 
him, leave him in the river (Nile)... Have no fear or grief! Indeed, We will 
return him to you and make him of the Rasuls!" 

8. Then Pharaoh's family found him as a lost child and picked him up... 
Later to become an enemy and a source of grief for them... Indeed, the 
Pharaoh and Haman and their forces were doing wrong things! 

9. The Pharaoh's wife said, "He will be a source of joy, for both me and 
you. Do not slay him! Perhaps he will be beneficial for us or we can adopt 
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10. And the heart of Moses' mother became full with the thoughts of her 
son... Had We not given her a sense of security to be of the believers, she 
would nearly have disclosed his identity. 

11. (Moses' mother told Moses' sister) "Watch him"... So she watched him 
from afar without them noticing. 

12. First we forbade wet nurses to him, (Moses didn't suckle any wet nurse) 
then (his sister) said, "Shall I tell you of a family who will raise him on your 
behalf and take good care of him?" 

13. Thus We returned him to his mother so that she may be comforted and 
not grieve and so that she may know the promise of Allah is True... But 
most of them do not know. 

14. When (Moses) reached maturity (when he was 33 years old) and when he 
reached the age of (40, when one is able to duly evaluate affairs through 
maturity) We bestowed him with the law and knowledge... Thus We reward 
the doers of good. 

15. (Moses) entered the city at an hour when all had withdrawn to their 
homes... He saw two men trying to kill one another... One from his own 
people and the other from his enemies. The one who belonged to his 
people asked for his help against the enemy... So Moses struck him with 
his fist and killed him... Then he said, "This is Satan's doing (bodily 
pursuits and ties). Indeed, he (Satan, the thought you are the body) is an open 
enemy." 

16. He prayed, "My Rabb! I have indeed wronged myself (my essential 
reality, by thinking I belong to the world of the body), forgive me!"... He (his 
Rabb) forgave him. Indeed, HU is the Ghafur , the Rahim . 

17. (Moses) said, "My Rabb, I swear by the favors You have bestowed 
within my being, I will not (get caught up by a sense of belonging and) help 
the guilty ones." 

18. (Moses) apprehensively waited for the morning in the city, watchful (of 
his surroundings)... And then, alas, the man who had asked for his help the 
day before was (again) crying out for his help... Moses said to him, 
"Indeed, you are clearly a misguided man!" 

19. When (Moses) wanted to catch the one that was an enemy to them 
both, the man said, "O Moses, do you want to kill me just as you killed a 
man yesterday? You just want to become a tyrant in this city, you do not 
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20. Then a man came running from the far end of the city saying, "O 
Moses! The authorities of the city are talking about executing you... Flee 
from here... Indeed, I am one of your well-wishers." 

21. Upon this (Moses) departed from there, fearful and watchful (of his 
surroundings) and said, "My Rabb, save me from the wrongdoing people!" 

22. When he made his way towards Madyan (the city of Shuayb) he said, "I 
hope my Rabb guides me to the even (most correct) path!" 

23. When he reached the wells of Madyan he saw a group watering their 
flocks. And he saw two ladies waiting to water their flocks, so he asked 
them, "What are you waiting for?" They said, "We cannot water (our 
flocks) until the shepherds water (their flocks) and go... And our father is an 
old man, he cannot do this!" 

24. Then Moses watered (their flocks) for them... Then he went back to the 
shade and said, "My Rabb, indeed, after (I fled from) the good that You 
had bestowed upon me, I have become very needy!" 

25. One of those young ladies shyly came to Moses and said, "My father 
invites you that he may reward you for watering our flocks"... When 
(Moses) came to Shuayb and told his story, (Shuayb) said, "Do not be 
afraid! You have escaped from the wrongdoing people!" 

26. One of them (the girls) said, "O father, hire him... Indeed, he is the best 
one you can hire; he is strong and trustworthy." 

27. (Shuayb said to Moses) "I wish to marry you to one of my girls on the 
condition that you work for me for eight years, but if you complete it to 
ten years, that will be the reward of your essence! I do not wish to cause 
you difficulty... InshaAUah, you will find to be of the righteous ones." 

28. (Moses) said, "That (condition) is between me and you! Whichever of 
the terms I complete there shall be no blame on me... Allah is Wakil to 
what we say." 

29. When Moses completed that term he set out with his family, then 
perceived a fire in the direction of Mount Sinai... He said to his family, 
"Stay here, indeed I have perceived a fire... Maybe I will bring news from 
it to you or a burning ember with which you can warm yourselves." 

30. When he came to it, he was called from a tree from the side of the 
blessed spot, the Valley of Aymen, "O Moses! Indeed, I am Allah, the 
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31. "Throw your staff!" When Moses saw it move like a small thin snake 
he turned in flight and didn't look back... (Allah said), "O Moses, come 
back and do not be afraid! Indeed, you are of the secure!" 

32. "Put your hand inside your shirt, it will come out shining white and 
unblemished! And put your arms down and relax! These are signs for 
Pharaoh and his leaders, two signs from your Rabb... Indeed, they are a 
people who are corrupt in faith." 

33. (Moses) said, "My Rabb, indeed I have killed someone from them, and 
I fear they may kill me because of this." 

34. "My brother Aaron is more eloquent than I am in speech! Send him 
with me as my supporter. Indeed, I fear they will deny me." 

35. (Allah) said, "We will strengthen your arm through your brother and 
We shall give you both such a power that they shall not be able to reach 
you (Our signs)! You two and those who follow you shall prevail." 

36. When Moses came to them as Our clear proofs, they said, "This is 
contrived magic! We did not hear such things from our forefathers." 

37. Moses said, "My Rabb knows better who has come from Him as True 
guidance and whose the abode shall be in the end... Indeed, the 
wrongdoers will not be liberated." 

38. The Pharaoh said, "O nobles... I know of no god for you besides 
myself! O Haman, burn a fire of bricks and build (with bricks) a high tower 
for me, perhaps I will climb it and see Moses' Supreme God! But in truth, 
I think he is of the liars!" (The Pharaoh, who had attained the ancient 
knowledge of the reality, chose to use this in favor of his bodily existence and 
bodily pursuits rather than using it to observe the comprehensiveness of 
consciousness upon existence, and thus fell to the state of the inciting self. This 
is why rather than conveying the knowledge of the reality to him and calling him 
to believe in Allah, Moses warns him by calling him to believe in the 'Rabb of the 
worlds.' In other words, he invites him to believe in the Names, which are 
manifest throughout, and administer the entire existence, rather than 
experiencing his understanding of this unity through his corporeality.) 

39. Him and his forces were unjustly arrogant on earth thinking they 
would not be returned to Us! 

40. So We seized him and his army and threw them into the sea... Look at 
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41. We made them leaders who called to the fire... And they will not be 
helped during Doomsday. 

42. We have caused a curse to follow them in this world... And on the Day 
of Judgment they will be looked upon with hatred. 

43. Indeed, after destroying the first generations, We gave the knowledge 
of the reality (Book) to Moses, to guide the people to the reality and as 
grace (discovering and experiencing the forces of the Names inherent within 
themselves); perhaps they will remember and evaluate. 

44. You were not on the western side when We gave that command to 
Moses... Nor were you among the witnesses. 

45. We formed many generations in the meantime, who lived and passed 
away... You were not among the people of Madyan either to recite Our 
signs to them... It is Us who discloses the Rasuls! 

46. You were not on the side of Mount Sinai when We addressed (Moses)... 
But We have sent you as grace from your Rabb, so that you may warn 
people to whom no warner has come (this is why this knowledge was revealed 
to you). Perhaps they will contemplate on it. 

47. And if it wasn't for when an affliction befalls them as a result of their 
own doings (due to sunnatullah), they say, "Our Rabb... If only You had 
disclosed a Rasul to us so we could have followed Your signs and become 
of the believers." (We would not have disclosed a Rasul.) 

48. But when the Truth (Rasul) comes to them from Us, they say, "Why 
hasn't he been given the like of what was given (as miracles) to Moses?" 
Had they not previously denied what was given to Moses? And they had 
said, "It is two works of magic supporting each other and we deny them 
all." 

49. Say, "If you are true to your word then bring a knowledge (Book) from 
Allah that shows a better way than these two (the Quran and the Old 
Testament) so that we may follow it!" 

50. If they do not accept your offer, know that they merely follow their 
baseless fantasies! And who is more corrupt than he who follows fantasies 
and imaginations without (the knowledge of the reality manifesting from 
within themselves) from Allah (the Names comprising their essence)? Indeed, 
Allah does not guide (to the realization of their essential reality) the 
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51. Indeed, We made Our Word reach them repeatedly... Perhaps they will 
remember and contemplate! 

52. Those to whom We gave the knowledge of the reality (Book) before 
this are ones who believe in it (their essence). 

53. When they are informed of it, they say, "We have believed in it... 
Indeed, it is the Truth from our Rabb... We were aware of our submission 
to Him before it as well!" 

54. They will be rewarded twice because of their patience... They repel the 
bad with good, and give unrequitedly from the sustenance with which We 
nourish them. 

55. When they hear empty discourse and gossip they turn away from it and 
say, "For us is the result of our deeds and for you is the result of your 
deeds! Salam be upon you! We will have nothing to do with the ignorant! 

(We have nothing to talk about with those who fail to comprehend the reality.) 

56. You cannot lead the one you love to the reality! But Allah can lead 
whom He wills to the reality! HU knows who are to experience the reality! 

(For He has created them with a specific capacity and aptitude with His Names.) 

57. They said, "If we were to follow the reality with you we would be 
uprooted and driven out of our land"... Did We not establish them in a 
safe place, to which fruits of all things are brought forth as life sustenance 
from Us (as Our bounty)? But most of them do not know (its value). 

58. We destroyed many cities in which the people had become spoilt with 
the comforts of the worldly goods! Here are their dwellings! None have 
inhabited them after them, except a few! We were the inheritors. 

59. Your Rabb will never destroy a city until He discloses therein a Rasul 
among its leaders! We have only destroyed cities whose people were 
wrongdoers. 

60. The things that you have been given are only the goods of the worldly 
life and its adornment (its agent of pleasure)! That which is with Allah is 
better and more lasting... Do you not comprehend? 

61. Can someone to whom We have made a gracious promise and who 
sees it fulfilled be compared to someone We have allowed to enjoy the 
transitory goods of the worldly life and who will be of those brought forth 
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62. During that time they (those who claimed to believe in Allah but then 
deified other things besides Him) will be addressed, "Where are my alleged 
'partners'?" 

63. Those who deserved the charge will say, "Our Rabb... These are the 
ones whom we misguided and led astray... Just as we corrupted ourselves 
we corrupted them too... To You we have turned, the judgment is Yours... 
They didn't worship us anyway." 

64. It will be said, "Call your partners!" And they will call them... But they 
(their partners) will not respond to them, and they will see the suffering! If 
only they had found the right way! 

65. During that time He will call out to them, "What response did you give 
to the Rasuls?" 

66. But at that time all news pertaining to the past will be shut off to them! 
They will not be able to ask one another either! 

67. But whoever turns from the wrong with regret and believes and fulfills 
the requisites of their faith, it is hoped they will be among those who will 
attain liberation. 

68. Your Rabb (the reality of the Names comprising your essence) creates and 
chooses as He pleases, they have no free will (or choice)! Allah is Subhan! 
He is high above what they associate with Him! 

69. Your Rabb knows what they conceal within and what they reveal. 

70. HU is Allah, there is no god, only HU! Hamd belongs completely to 
Him and the judgment belongs to Him; to Him you will be returned. 

71. Say, "Think... If Allah makes the night continuous upon you until the 
time of Doomsday, is there a god besides Allah who can be your light? Do 
you not hear?" 

72. Say, "Think... If Allah makes the day continuous upon you until the 
time of Doomsday, is there a god besides Allah who can make a night for 
you in which you can find tranquility? Do you not see this?" 

73. He formed the night and the day for you out of His grace so that you 
may rest (in the night) and ask for His favor (in the day) and be thankful 

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74. And He will call out to them at that time, "Where are those you 
assumed were My partners?" 

75. And We will extract a witness (a Rasul) from every community and say, 
"Bring your definite proof!" And they will know that the Truth belongs to 
Allah! And all the things they invented will be lost from them! 

76. Indeed, Qarun was from the people of Moses but he transgressed and 
did wrong to them... We had given them such treasures that even their 
keys would have burdened a group of strong men... And when his fellow 
citizens said to them, "Do not exult, indeed Allah does not like those who 
exult and go to extremes." 

77. "Seek the (things that will enable you to attain the) abode of the future 
from what Allah has bestowed to you, and do not forget to take your 
portion of the world! And do good unto others just as Allah does good 
unto you! Do not cause corruption in the land! Indeed, Allah does not like 
those who cause corruption!" 

78. (Qarun) said, "I have been given (these treasures) because of the 
knowledge I possess!" Did he not know that Allah has destroyed people in 
the past who were stronger than he, and much greater in wealth! The 
guilty will not be asked to explain their mistakes (they will only be subjected 
to their consequences)! 

79. When (Qarun) went forth to his people demonstrating his wealth, those 
who desired the life of the world (carnal state of existence) said, "If only we 
were given the like of what Qarun has been given... He really is a 
fortunate man!" 

80. But those who had been given knowledge said, "Woe to you! Allah's 
reward is better for those who believe and fulfill the requisites of their 
faith... but only those who are patient will attain it!" 

81. Then We made the earth swallow (Qarun and) his dwelling! And there 
was nobody besides Allah that could have helped him... He was not of 
those who saved themselves! 

82. Those who wanted to be in his (Qarun's) place the day before was now 
saying in the morning, "Ah! So it is Allah who increases the life 
sustenance for whom He wills and restricts it (for whom He wills)! If Allah 
had not protected us out of His favor, we would surely have been 
swallowed up also... Ah! So (it is true that) those who deny the knowledge 
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83. The land of the future (the dimension of immortality)! We form it in the 
world (the life of the body) for those who do not act superior to others and 
who comply with the order... The blessed future is for those who are 
protected (for the sake of Allah)! 

84. Whoever comes with beauty (the qualities of the Names that they have 
manifested) will be rewarded with something better... And whoever comes 
with the bad (deeds driven by the assumption that they are the body, which is 
bound to deteriorate) will find nothing else but the consequences of their 
own deeds! 

85. The One who has made the Quran (complying with the knowledge of the 
reality and sunnatullah) obligatory upon you will surely make you reach the 
final goal! Say, "My Rabb knows better who has come as a guide to the 
reality and who is clearly in corrupt faith." 

86. You never expected the Book (the knowledge of the reality and 
sunnatullah) would be disclosed through you; it was the grace of your 
Rabb! Never support those who deny the knowledge of the reality! 

87. And let them not prevent you from fulfilling the requisites of the signs 
of Allah that have been revealed to you! Call to your Rabb and do not be 
among the dualists (polytheists). 

88. Do not turn to (assume the existence of) a god (exterior manifestations of 
power or your illusory self) besides Allah. For there is no god, only HU! 
Everything (in respect of its 'thing'ness) is inexistent, only the face of HU 
(only that which pertains to the Absolute Reality) exists!.. The judgment is 
His... To Him (the awareness of the Names comprising your essence) you will 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Meem! (His knowledge in His knowledge with His knowledge!) 

2. Do people think they can get away with just saying, "We believe" and 
not be confronted with who they really are through trial! 

3. Indeed, those before them were also tested with objects of trial... Allah 

(not an external god-deity but their very essential reality) certainly knows and 
will expose those who are truthful (to their word) and those who are liars. 

4. Or do those who do bad deeds think they can outrun Us... What bad 
judgment they have! 

5. Whoever hopes to meet with Allah (to experience the manifestations of the 
One referenced as 'Allah' in one's consciousness, according to one's natural 
disposition), indeed (let them know that) the term of the bodily life, which is 
also Allah's discretion, will come to an end! HU is the Sami, the Ale em. 

(This definition at the end of the verse points to the 'incomparability' [tanzih] of 
Allah through HU, and the 'similarity' [tashbih] quality of Allah by giving 
references to His Names, in order to form a non-dual unified view for the 
reader, according to my understanding.) 

6. So, whoever strives with determination (to live this faith; this reality) 
strives only for his own being. (The greatest Jihad [strife] is the one done 
against one's self!) Indeed, Allah is Ghani from the worlds (in terms of His 
Absolute Essence, Allah is free from being conditioned and limited by the 
manifested compositions of His Names)! 

7. As for those who believe and fulfill the requisites of their faith, surely 
We will erase their bad deeds (the traits of their ego) from them and reward 
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8. And We have enjoined upon man to be kind to his mother and father... 
But if they bid you to associate with Me that which goes against your 
knowledge, then do not obey them! To Me is your return... I will inform 

you of (the meanings of) your deeds. 

9. As for those who believe and fulfill the requisites of their faith, surely 
We will include them among the righteous. 

10. And there are some among the people who say, "We believe in Allah, 
our essence with His Names," but when they encounter hardship in the 
way of Allah they mistake the provocation of man for the punishment of 
Allah. And if victory comes to them from their Rabb, they say, "We were 
really with You." Does Allah (as the creator with His Names) not know 
better what is in the breasts (the brains of people)? 

11. Surely Allah knows those who believe, and those who are hypocrites 

(the two-faced who use their intellect in favor of their vested interests rather than 
for the sake of the Truth). 

12. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say to the believers, 
"Follow our understanding and we will bear your mistakes (sins)!" The 
deniers cannot bear the responsibility of their mistakes... Indeed, they are 
liars. 

13. They will indeed bear their own burdens and (other) burdens along 
with their own... And they will definitely be held responsible for their 
fabricated ideas during the Doomsday period. 

14. And We have disclosed Noah to his people and he stayed for a 
thousand years less fifty among them! But the deluge overtook them upon 
their wrongdoing. 

15. We saved him and the people of the ark, and made it an exemplary 
lesson for the people. 

16. And Abraham... How he said to his people, "Serve Allah and protect 
yourselves from Him! This is better for you if you understand." 

17. "You worship idols besides Allah and you invent things! The things 
you worship besides Allah cannot give you any life sustenance! Ask for 
your sustenance from Allah (your essence)... Pray to him and be thankful to 
Him... Unto Him you are returned." 

18. "And if you deny, (know well) that the people before you also denied... 
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19. Did they not see how Allah originates the creation and then returns 
them (to their origin or to a new creation for the second time)... Indeed, this is 
easy for Allah. 

20. Say, "Examine the earth (the body) and look at how He originated 
creation... After this Allah will form your second life (the body of your future 
life)... Indeed, Allah is Qadir over all things." 

21. "He gives suffering to whom He wills and grants mercy to whom He 
wills... To Him you shall be transformed (you will realize that the Names 
comprise your essence)!" 

22. "You cannot render Him powerless neither on the earth nor in the 
heavens! You have no guardian or helper besides Allah." 

23. Those who deny the signs of Allah in their being and the meeting with 
Him, it is they who have lost hope in My grace; there shall be intense 
suffering for them! 

24. But the answer of the people (of Abraham) was, "Kill him or burn him!" 
But Allah saved him from the fire... Indeed, there are signs in this for 
people who believe. 

25. And (Abraham) said, "You have deified idols besides Allah because of 
your emotional ties to each other (to your ancestors) in the worldly life. 
Because of this you will disown and curse one another during Doomsday! 
Your abode is fire and you have no helper." 

26. After this Lot (his nephew) believed him and said, "I shall migrate to 
my Rabb!"... Indeed, He is HU, the Aziz , the Hakim . 

27. And We gave Isaac and Jacob to (Abraham)... and We formed 
Nubuwwah and knowledge in his descendants... We gave his reward in 
the world... And in the eternal life to come he is indeed among the 
righteous. 

28. And Lot... How he said to his people, "Indeed, you commit an 
indecency that no one has committed before you!" 

29. "Indeed, you sleep with men and sever (the natural process of 
reproduction), and you do this in public." But their answer was, "So, bring 
the punishment of Allah then, if you are true to your word!" 

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31. When our Rasuls came to Abraham as good news, they said, "Indeed, 
we will destroy the people of this region... For they have become people 
who do wrong to themselves." 

32. (Abraham) said, "But Lot is also there?" They said, "We know who is 
there... Surely we will save him and his family... Except his wife, she has 
become of those who remain behind." 

33. When Our Rasuls came to Lot he felt distressed for them and great 
discomfort (about what may transpire)... (Our Rasuls) said, "Do not fear or 
grieve! Indeed, we are here to save you and your family... Except your 
wife, she has become of those who remain behind." 

34. "Indeed, we will disclose a suffering from the sky upon the people of 
this region because of their corrupt beliefs." 

35. And indeed, We have left a clear exemplary sign (from that region) for 
those who use their intellect. 

36. And to Madyan (We disclosed) their brother Shuayb... He said, "O my 
fellow citizens... Worship Allah, believe in the eternal life to come, and do 
not cause corruption on the earth." 

37. But they denied him (Shuayb)... And thus the intense quake seized 
them and they were left fallen on their knees in their homes. 

38. And (We did the same thing to) Aad and Thamud... You should have 
understood this from the state of their dwellings... Satan (their ego) had 
made pleasing to them their deeds and averted them from the (True) 
path... Even though they were endowed with the ability to perceive the 
reality! 

39. And (We did the same thing to) Qarun, Pharaoh and Haman... Indeed, 
Moses came to them as clear proofs but they were arrogant (full of ego) on 
the earth... But they could not escape (Our power)! 

40. We seized each one with the result of his own wrongdoing... Upon 
some We disclosed a cyclone! Some were seized by the terrible billowing 
sound! And some We caused the earth to swallow up... And some We 
drowned... And Allah did not cause them to suffer, but it was they (their 
constructed self, ego- identity) who caused their own suffering. 

41. The example of those who take friends besides Allah (by deifying each 
other) is like that of a female spider who takes a home... Indeed, the 
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42. Indeed, Allah knows the things to which you turn besides Him... HU . 
the Aziz, the Hakim. 

43. Thus We emphasize these examples to people! But none can duly 
evaluate them with their intellect other than those of knowledge! 

44. Allah created the heavens and the earth in Truth (with the qualities 
pertaining to His Names)! Indeed, there is a sign in this for those who 
believe. 

45. Read and inform the knowledge (Book) that has been revealed to you, 
and establish salat... Indeed, salat keeps immorality (going to excess as a 
result of corporeality) and bad deeds (things that go against sunnatullah) 
away... Indeed, the dhikr (remembrance) of Allah is Akbar (enables one to 
experience Akbariyyah — Absolute Magnificence)! Allah knows the state you 
are in. 

46. Except those among them who do wrong! Strive in the best of ways 
with those to whom the knowledge has been given in the past and say, 
"We believe in what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to 
you... Our God and your God is ONE! To Him we have submitted." 

47. Thus We have revealed the Book (knowledge of the reality and 
sunnatullah) to you... Those to whom We have given a Book believe in Him 
(as their essential reality)... And among these are also some who believe in 
Him (their essence)... Only those who deny the knowledge of the reality 
(those whose hearts have been sealed) deliberately deny Our signs. 

48. And you did not recite any book (like the Torah and the Gospel) before 
(the knowledge we disclosed), nor did you inscribe it with your right hand... 
(Hence, he may be literate in the general sense. ..25:5). Otherwise, (had you been 
literate) the ones who wish to falsify your words would surely have had 
doubt. 

49. On the contrary, it (the Quran) comprises clear signs within the depths 
of those to whom the knowledge has been given... Only those who do 
wrong to themselves deny Our signs (that are inherent in their essence). 

50. They said, "He should have been given miracles from his Rabb!"... 
Say, "Miracles are only from Allah... I am only a clear warner." 

51. Is it not sufficient for them that We revealed to you the knowledge that 
they are informed of? Indeed, there is grace and an admonition in this for 
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52. Say, "Sufficient for me is Allah, who comprises my essence with His 
Names, as a witness between you and I! He knows what is in the heavens 
and the earth! Those who believe in falsehood (that they are the body that is 
bound to deteriorate) and deny Allah, the essence of their being with His 
Names, they are the very losers!" 

53. They want you to hasten the suffering (death) for them. Had their life 
span not been determined, surely the suffering would have come to them! 
But it will definitely come to them, suddenly, when they are unaware. 

54. They want you to hasten the suffering (death) for them... Indeed, Hell 
has encompassed those who deny the knowledge of the reality (this very 
moment)! 

55. At that time suffering will cover them from above (their consciousness) 
and below (their bodies) and it will be said, "Taste the consequences of 
your deeds!" 

56. O my servants who believe! Indeed, my earth is spacious! (The capacity 
of your brain is expansive! Note that while the body and the brain, in terms of 
their material make-up, are denoted by the word 'earth', the functions of the 
brain, its neuronal activities and its manifestation of data, are referred to as 
'heavens.' The reason why 'heavens' is used in the plural form, according to my 
understanding, is due to the various levels of manifested data and knowledge. 
Hence, by saying 'My earth is spacious,' there is an indication as to the vastness 
of the capacity of the brain and a proposal to use it as its highest level of 
performance in order to attain knowledge. For, the main concern is not in 
regards to objects that are to deteriorate under the earth but to the necessary 
acquisitions pertaining to an eternal life.) Serve only Me! 

57. Every being (individual consciousness) will taste death... And then to Us 
you shall be returned! 

58. As for those who believe (in their essential reality) and fulfill the 
requisites of their faith, We will definitely prepare elevated chambers for 
them underneath which rivers flow... They will abide therein eternally... 
Beautiful is the reward of those who labor! 

59. They are those who are patient and place their trust in their Rabb (they 
believe in the quality of the Name Wakil in their essence and trust in its 
function)! 

60. And there are many creatures that do not carry their own sustenance... 
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61. Indeed, if you were to ask them, "Who created the heavens and the 
earth, and who gave their function to the Sun and the Moon?" Surely they 
will say, "Allah"... How then do they turn (to duality despite the Truth)? 

62. Allah increases the life sustenance for whom He wills among His 
servants and decreases it (for whom He wills)! Indeed, Allah is Aleem of all 
things. 

63. And indeed, if you were to ask them, "Who discloses water from the 
heavens (knowledge in the consciousness) and brings the earth (the body) 
back to life after its death (while you were living lifelessly deprived of the 
consciousness of the reality)?" Surely they will say, "Allah"... Say, "Hamd 
belongs to Allah!" No, most of them do not use their reason and evaluate! 

64. And this apparent and perceived worldly life (the lowest state of 
consciousness) is no other than an amusement (a delusive diversion in relation 
to the real) and a game (in which we merely play our roles in the script)! As for 
the eternal abode, that is the true state of conscious life. If only they could 
comprehend! 

65. When they board the ship they divert all their faith to Him and pray to 
Allah... But when He delivers them to the land, alas, they fall into duality! 

66. So they (turn to duality and) show ungratefulness to the things We have 
given them (the forces and qualities within their essence) and benefit (from 
temporary things)! Soon they will understand! 

67. Did they not see how We made it a safe Sanctuary (Harem) while 
people were being taken away from around them... Do they still believe in 
falsehood (that they are nothing but the body, and bound to deteriorate upon 
death) and ungratefully deny the favor of Allah (the forces of the Names in 
their essence)? 

68. Who does greater wrong than he who invents a lie about Allah or 
denies that which comes as the Truth (Rasul)? Is Hell not the dwelling 
place of those who deny the knowledge of the reality? 

69. And those who strive (against their egos) to reach Us, We will surely 
enable them to reach Our ways (by enabling them to realize their innermost 
essential reality... The ability to observe the manifestations of Allah's names 
ubiquitously). Indeed, Allah is with those who have certainty (those who turn 
to Allah as though they see Him, i.e. the manifestations of the qualities of His 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Meem. 

2. The Romans (Byzantines) have been defeated! 

3. In a nearby land... They (the Byzantines) will be victorious after this 
defeat. 

4. Within a few years... The judgment is Allah's from beginning to end! 
Then those who have believed will rejoice (for the word of Allah will have 
been fulfilled). 

5. With the help of Allah... He gives victory to whom He wills! HU is the 
Aziz , the Rahim . 

6. (This is) the promise of Allah; He does not fail in His promise! But the 
majority of the people do not know. 

7. Living in their cocoons, they are unaware of the eternal life to come; 
they only know and recognize the material aspect of the worldly life! 

8. Do they not contemplate on their own selves (their own essential reality)? 
Allah created the heavens, the earth and everything between the two only 
as the Truth, and with a defined lifespan! Indeed, most of the people deny 
they will meet with their Rabb. 

9. Do they not travel the earth and see the end their predecessors met? 
They (the predecessors) were mightier than them (the present people)... They 
cultivated the earth more and built upon it more than these have built... 
Their Rasul also came to them as clear proofs. So, it was not Allah who 
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10. Then the end of those who did wrong (to themselves) was the worst! For 
they had denied the signs of Allah, and they mocked them. 

11. Allah originates creation, then He will restore it, and then to Him you 
shall be returned. 

12. During that time the guilty (the dualists) will be silent in hopelessness. 

13. There was no intercession from the partners they ascribed, for they saw 
the invalidity of those partners! 

14. At the time of that hour (death), (the believers and the people of duality) 
will be sorted. 

15. Those who believe and fulfill the requisites of their faith will rejoice in 
a blissful environment. 

16. And those who deny the knowledge of the reality and Our signs in their 
essence and who deny the eternal life to come, they will forcefully remain 
in that suffering. 

17. Subhan is Allah, in your evening and in your morning! 

18. Hamd belongs to Him in the heavens and the earth... At midday when 
the sun is at its peak and late afternoon when it begins to set! 

19. He brings the living out of the dead and the dead out of the living, and 
gives life to earth after its death... Thus you will also be brought forth. 

20. It is from His miracles - signs - that He created you from dust... Then 
you dispersed as humans (thinking you are merely the body, whereas you have 
been created as vicegerents) ! 

21. It is from His signs that He creates partners (body) from your selves 
(your consciousness formed by a composition of Names) so that you may 
settle and find repose therein, and so that He forms between you love and 
grace... Indeed, there are many signs in this for people who contemplate. 

22. It is from His signs... The creation of the heavens (levels of 
consciousness) and the earth (brain — body) and the differences of your 
language and color... Surely, there are signs in this for those of knowledge 

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23. It is from His signs that you sleep in the night and ask from His 
bounty in the day... Indeed, there are signs in this for people who 
perceive. 

24. It is from His signs that He shows you a lightening (a sudden strike of 
the reality) giving rise to both fear and hope... He discloses water 
(knowledge) from the sky (the dimension of Names [data] comprising the 
essence of your brain) and brings the earth (the idea of being the body) to life 
after its death (after being unconscious of the reality)... Indeed, there are 
signs — lessons — in this for people who can use their intellect. 

25. It is from His signs that the heavens (consciousness) and the earth (the 
body) continue to subsist by His command... And then when He calls you 
from the earth (your body) you will come out (with the angelic force of 
Azrael)! 

26. And to Him belongs whoever is in the heavens (conscious beings) and 
the earth (bodily beings). Thus, all are in a state of devout obedience to 

Him (in manifesting the qualities of His Names)... 

27. It is HU who manifests creation and then returns it! And that is easy 
for Him (to do)! And to Him belongs the greatest examples in the heavens 
and the earth. HU is the Aziz, the Hakim . 

28. He gives you an example from yourselves: Will you accept to be 
partners in your provisions (wealth) with your servants so that you are 
equal with them in wealth and fear them as you would fear each other? 
Thus, We diversify the lessons for people who use their intellects. 

29. No, the wrongdoers ignorantly follow their empty desires and 
fantasies... Who can guide the one who Allah leads astray? And they have 
no helpers. 

30. Set your face (consciousness) as a Hanif (without the concept of a deity- 
god, without making shirq to Allah, i.e. with the consciousness of non-duality) 
towards the One Religion (the only system and order), the natural 
disposition (fitrah) of Allah (i.e. the primary system and mechanism of the 
brain) upon which Allah has created man. There is no change in the 
creation of Allah. This is the infinitely valid system (deen al-qayyim), but 
most people do not know. 

31. As those who have turned to Him, protect yourselves from Him (as His 

system and order will automatically enforce upon you the consequences of your 
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32. Do not be of those whose religious understanding is fragmented and 
who are divided into sects... Where every sect rejoices with their own 

(religious approach) ! 

33. When an affliction touches the people they turn to their Rabb in 
prayer... Then, if He lets them taste grace from Him, at once some of 
them begin to ascribe partners to their Rabb. 

34. So that their ungratefulness towards what He has given them may 
become apparent... Enjoy (the temporary pleasures), soon you will know. 

35. Or did We reveal a powerful proof to them, and that is why they are in 
duality? 

36. When we make people taste grace they rejoice with it... But when they 
live something bad as a result of their own doing, at once they fall into 
despair! 

37. Did they not see how Allah increases or constricts the life sustenance 
of whom He wills... Indeed, there are signs in this for people who believe. 

38. Give your relatives their due rights, and the needy and the traveler... 
This is better for those who desire the countenance of Allah! They are the 
ones who, going against all odds, achieve and attain liberation! 

39. What you give in usury to gain in value through other people's wealth 
will not increase in the sight of Allah! But what you give as alms 
(purification) seeking the countenance of Allah will be multiplied manifold! 

40. It is Allah who created you, and then nourished you with sustenance of 
life, then He will cause you to die (make you taste death) and then bring you 
to life (in a new dimension of existence)! Can any of your 'alleged partners' 
do these things? Exalted is HU and high from the partners they ascribe to 
Him. 

41. Corruption has appeared on land and sea so (Allah) can make people 
taste the consequences of what they do! Perhaps they will turn back. 

42. Say, "Travel throughout the earth and see the end met by those before 
you! Most of them were dualists!" 

43. Direct your face (consciousness towards) towards the Right Religion 
(Islam; the reality that everything is in a state of absolute submission to Allah), 
before there comes from Allah the time (of death) that cannot be repelled, a 
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44. Whoever denies, his denial is at his own expense... And who ever 
believes and fulfills the requisites of his faith, he would have prepared (the 

results of his good deeds) for his own self. 

45. So that (Allah) rewards from His bounty those who believe and fulfills 
the requisites of their faith... Indeed, He does not like those who deny the 
knowledge of the reality! 

46. It is from His signs that He discloses the winds as heralds of good 
news, that He makes you taste His grace, and the ships sail at His 
command... So that you ask from His bounty, evaluate and be thankful. 

47. Indeed, We disclosed Rasuls to their people before you who came to 
them as clear proofs... And We took revenge from the guilty... It is 
incumbent upon Us to help the believers. 

48. It is Allah who discloses the winds (inspirations) and drives the clouds 
(the thoughts in the individual's database) with it, and spreads them in the sky 
(consciousness) and fragments them (allows them to be analyzed) so that rain 
(the ascertained knowledge) emerges from among them... When He causes it 
to fall upon whom He wills from His servants, immediately they rejoice 
with the good news. 

49. Whereas before this (the rain — knowledge) came to them, they were 

confounded (unable to tell the difference between the reality and falsity) . 

50. So observe the works of Allah's grace, how He gives life to the earth 

(with knowledge) after its death (thinking you are the body, or 'matter', when 
you have been created as an immortal and a vicegerent, at the highest state of 
existence). Indeed, He is the One who gives life (immortality) to the dead! 
HU is Qadir over all things. 

51. But if We disclose a wind and they see it (their crops) turn yellow, 
immediately they become ungrateful. 

52. Indeed, you cannot make the dead (those who ignorantly think they will 
deteriorate and become non-existent) hear; nor can you make the deaf hear 
when they turn their backs (to the Truth) and go! 

53. And you cannot take the blind out of their corrupt beliefs and show 
them the reality! You can only make the Muslims (those who have 
submitted) hear, those who have believed in Our signs within their essence! 

54. It is Allah who created you with weakness (unaware of the reality)! Then 
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reality — your Rabb)! Then, after this strength, He made you weak (aware of 
your helplessness in the sight of Allah) and gave you white hair (wisdom)... 
He creates what He wills... HU is the Aleem , the Qadir. 

55. At that hour (death) the guilty will swear they did not remain (in the 
bodily life) for more than an hour... Thus they were deluded (a day in the 

sight of your Rabb is a thousand years of bodily life) . 

56. And those to whom knowledge and faith has been given said, "Indeed, 
you remained in Allah's Book (the 'Read'able Book or the state of existence 
defined as the Clear Book) until the time of resurrection (when you are given a 
new form to continue your life with)... And so this is the time of 
Resurrection... But you did not understand the reality!" 

57. During that time the excuses of those who wronged (themselves) will be 
of no avail to them, and they will not be asked to correct (with a positive 
action) their condition either. 

58. We have highlighted all kinds of examples in this Quran! Indeed, if 
you bring them a proof, those who deny the knowledge of the reality will 
say, "You are fabricators!" 

59. Thus Allah seals the consciousness of the ignorant! 

60. So be patient! Indeed, the promise of Allah is true! Those who have not 
reached the state of certainty are not going to be able to take you lightly 

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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Meem. 

2. These are the signs of the Book of Wisdom (knowledge). 

3. As grace and guidance to the reality for those who turn to Allah as 
though they see Him (the doers of good). 

4. They are those who establish salat and give alms, and they are certain 
about their eternal life to come. 

5. They are upon the knowledge of the reality from their Rabb and it is 
they who are liberated. 

6. And there are some among the people who engage in idle talk, without 
any basis, as amusement and to lead (people) astray from the way of Allah. 
There is a humiliating suffering for them. 

7. And when he is informed of Our signs he turns away with arrogance as 
if he has not heard it, as if there is deafness in his ears... Give him the 
news of an intense suffering! 

8. As for those who believe and fulfill its requisites, for them there are 
Paradises of Bliss (a life adorned with the Rahim qualities of the Names). 

9. They will abide therein eternally... It is the true promise of Allah! HU is 
the Aziz , the Hakim . 

10. He created the heavens without pillars (the dimensions of knowledge and 
consciousness subsist directly as the meanings of the Names) so that (your self- 
consciousness can develop) and set firm mountains (organs) upon the earth 
(the body) so that you are not shaken, and formed every creature (animalistic 



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properties)... We disclosed water (knowledge — the consciousness with which 
one can become aware of his essential self) from the heavens (universal 
consciousness) and formed in it of every generous pair (your spirit — character 
for your eternal life to come). 

11. This is the creation of Allah... So, show me what those other than Him 
have created? No, the wrongdoers are plunged in clear error. 

12. Indeed, We gave wisdom (an intellect based on systematic thinking) to 
Luqman, so that he may be grateful to Allah... And whoever is grateful, his 
gratitude is for his own self... And whoever denies (the blessings within his 
essence), Allah is indeed the Ghani . the Hamid . 

13. And when Luqman admonished his son, "O my son! Do not associate 
partners with Allah (don't deify your self/body), who comprises your 
essence with His Names! Assuredly, duality is a great wrongdoing! 

14. We enjoined upon man his parents... His mother carried him in 
weakness upon weakness... And his weaning from breastfeeding is within 
two years... "Be grateful to Me and to your parents; to Me is the return!" 

15. But if they force you to associate with Me that which goes against your 
knowledge, then do not obey them! Be kind to them in terms of worldly 
relations, but follow the one who turns to Me! Your return is to Me. I will 
notify you about the things you do. 

16. "O my son... Indeed, if the thing you do is the weight of a mustard 
seed and it is inside a rock or in the heavens or beneath the earth, Allah 
will bring it forth (as the result of your essence)... Indeed, Allah is the Latif, 
the Habir ." 

17. "O my son... Establish salat... Make your judgments based on your 
faith; enjoin the good and forbid the bad. And be patient with what afflicts 
you! Indeed, these are things that require determination." 

18. "Do not turn away from people in arrogance and do not walk upon the 
earth boastfully! Indeed, Allah does not like those who are arrogant and 
proud with their possessions!" 

19. "Know your boundaries in life, with balance, and lower your voice! 
Indeed, the ugliest of sounds is the voice of donkeys." 

20. Do you not see how Allah has subjected all that is in the heavens and 
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upon you... And among the people are some who dispute about Allah 
without any basis in reality, and no enlightening knowledge. 

21. When they are told, "Follow what Allah has revealed" they say, "No, 
we follow the ways of our ancestors"... Even if Satan (bodily desires) calls 
them to the suffering of a blazing fire? 

22. And whoever submits his face (consciousness) to Allah as a doer of 
good, has surely grasped a strong handle... All affairs return to Allah! 

23. And whoever denies, do not let his denial upset you! Their return is to 
Us; We will inform them of the things they do... Indeed, Allah, as the 
Absolute Essence of the Names comprising your being, is the Aleem . 

24. They will enjoy the pleasures of the world for a short while... Then We 
will subject them to an intense suffering. 

25. Indeed, if you were to ask them, "Who created the heavens and the 
earth?" they will surely say, "Allah"... Say, "Al-hamdu-lillah - Hamd 
belongs to Allah!"... But no, most of them cannot understand! 

26. Whatever is in the heavens and the earth is for Allah (to observe the 
manifestation of the qualities of His Names). Indeed, Allah is HU, the Ghani, 
the Hamid. 

27. If all the trees on earth were pens and the sea (were ink) and seven 
more seas were added to it, the words of Allah would not cease... Indeed, 
Allah is the Aziz, the Hakim. 

28. The creation and resurrection of all of you with a new form in a new 
dimension of life is just like that of a single being... Indeed, Allah is the 
Sami, the Basir. 

29. Did you not see how Allah transforms the night into the day, and the 
day into the night! He has appointed functions to the Sun and the Moon! 
Each one fulfills its own function for a specified time... Allah is Habir of 
what you do (as its creator). 

30. That is because Allah is HU, the Truth (the Absolute Reality)... Indeed, 
the things to which they give names other than Allah are baseless empty 
things! Indeed, Allah is HU, the Aliy . the Kabir . 

31. Did you not see how the ships sail through the sea as a blessing from 
Allah so that He may show you of His signs? Indeed, there lessons in this 
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32. And when waves cover them like dark clouds they devote their faith 
purely to Allah and pray... But when We deliver them to the land, some of 
them take the middle path. And none deliberately denies Our signs, 
except those who are brutal and ungrateful. 

33. O people! Protect yourselves from your Rabb (for He will definitely 
enforce the consequences of your deeds upon you) and fear the time at which 
no father will avail his son and no son will avail his father! Indeed, the 
promise of Allah is true! Do not let the worldly life deceive you... And do 
not let the deceiver (your deluded ego) deceive you about Allah (by making 
you think he is your essential reality so nothing will happen to you, veiling you 
from sunnatullah)! 

34. Indeed, the knowledge of that hour (death) is with Allah, He sends 
down the rain, He knows what is in the wombs; no one knows what the 
future will bring, and no one knows where they will die! Indeed, Allah is 
the Aleem, the Habir. 



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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Alif, Lam, Meem. 

2. This is the knowledge (Book) of the reality and sunnatullah revealed 
from the Rabb of the worlds (the Rabb of 'humans')! (In many places 
throughout the Quran the word 'worlds' has been used to denote 'humans'. This 
is worth examining and contemplating.) 

3. Or do they say, "He made it up"! Never! It is the Truth from your Rabb 
so that with it you may warn the people to whom no warner has come 
before you... Perhaps they will (evaluate and) attain the reality. 

4. It is Allah who created the heavens (the levels of the self and 
consciousness) and the earth (the body — brain) and everything in between 
them in six stages (the six stages in terms of the creation of humans are: 1. 
Sperm/egg; 2. Conception [zygote]; 3. Cell division; 4. Cellular differentiation; 5. 
The formation of the organs; and 6. Specialization of organs with various 
functions and the formation of consciousness and the senses) and then He 
established Himself on the Throne (commenced administration in the world 
of acts with His Names)... You have no guardian or intercessor besides 
Him... Do you still not contemplate and evaluate this? (There are two ways 
of looking at this verse according to my understanding: In respect of man's 
external world and in terms of man's existence.) 

5. He governs the earth (the brain) from the heaven (through the cosmic 
electromagnetic energy emanating from the qualities of the Names in the form of 
celestial constellations [star signs] that affect the second brain in the gut and thus 
one's consciousness, or from an internal perspective, through the Names that 
become manifest in one's brain based on the holographic reality)... Then it will 
ascend to Him in a time, the extent of which is a thousand years (the 
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6. Thus (Allah) is the Knower of the unknown (unperceivable) and the 
manifest (perceivable), the Aziz , the Rahim . 

7. It is He who has created everything perfectly! He began the creation of 
man from clay (the eggs). 

8. Then He made his lineage from a basic fluid (sperm). 

9. Then He proportioned him (formed his brain such that the neurons 
evaluate the various wavelengths to manifest the meanings of the Names) and 
breathed into him from His own Spirit (the act of breathing into something 
goes outward from within, that is, the manifestation of the Names within the 
data level of the brain is referred to as 'Allah's spirit' in existence... Allah knows 
best)... And He made for you hearing (perception), sight (vision) and hearts 
(the reflectors of the meanings of the Names to the brain — heart neurons)... 
How little you thank (evaluate)! 

10. They said, "When we have become nothing beneath the earth, will we 
continue life with a new form?" No, they refuse to be enlightened about 
the manifestation (meeting) of their Rabb (with His Names) through their 
existence. 

11. Say, "The angel of death (the force of death — the force that pulls one from 
the biological-body to a life in the domain of the spirit-body) who has been 
entrusted with you (a function that is already present in your system) that will 
cause you to die (separate you from your body)! Then to your Rabb you will 
be returned (You will realize your essential reality)." 

12. You should see the guilty ones (who deny the knowledge of the reality) 
when they bow their heads in the sight of their Rabb and say, "Our 
Rabb... We have seen and perceived the Truth! So return us (to the world — 
the life of the body) so we may fulfill the requisites! Indeed, we have 
attained certainty (now)." 

13. If We had so willed, We could have enabled every being (illusory self; 
ego) to realize its essential reality, but My word: "I will surely fill Hell (the 
conditions to manifest the specific configuration of the qualities of the Names 
that result in an infernal state of life) with jinn and man all together" is in 
effect. 

14. So taste (the suffering) for having forgotten the meeting of this day! In 
truth, We have also forgotten you! Taste the eternal suffering because of 
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15. Only those believe in Our signs who, when they are reminded, they 
prostrate and selflessly glorify their Rabb (fulfill their functions) as His 
Hamd. (This is a verse of prostration.) 

16. They arise from their beds (at night) and pray to their Rabb with fear 
and with hope... They unrequitedly give from the life sustenance with 
which We have provided them! 

17. And no one knows the blessings of joy kept hidden in store for them as 
a result of their deeds! 

18. Is one who believes equal to one with corrupt beliefs? They are not 
equal! 

19. Those who believe and fulfill the requisites of their faith, there are 
Paradises of Refuge for them, as a result of what they have done (an 

experience that will emerge from within their essence). 

20. As for those with corrupt beliefs, their abode is fire! Every time they 
want to leave they will be returned to it and told, "Taste the suffering of 
the fire that you denied!" 

21. And We will surely make them taste the nearer suffering (in their world) 
before the greatest (eternal) suffering, that perhaps they will turn back. 

22. And who does more wrong than the one who, when he is reminded of 
the signs of his Rabb within his own essence, turns away from them? 
Indeed, We will make the guilty taste the results of their doings! 

23. Indeed, We gave the knowledge (the Book) to Moses... So do not be in 
doubt (now) of having reached it (the knowledge)! We have made it a guide 
for the Children of Israel. 

24. And when they are patient, We made leaders among them, under Our 
command, to guide them to the reality! They were certain of Our signs! 

25. Indeed, your Rabb is HU and He will judge between them during 
Doomsday regarding the things over which they dispute. 

26. Did it not show them the Truth, how We destroyed so many 
generations before them, as they walk upon their dwellings? Indeed, there 
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27. Did they not see how We channel the water to a barren land and with it 
We bring forth the crops from which they and their animals eat? Do they 
still not see? 

28. They say, "When will be the conquest (the absolute conquest [fath] - the 
complete unveiling of the reality through the experience of death) if you are of 
the truthful?" 

29. Say, "During that time when the conquest is experienced, the belief of 
those who were in denial of the knowledge of the reality (before tasting 
death) will be of no avail to them, and they will not be reprieved." 

30. So turn away from them and wait. Indeed, they are also waiting! 



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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. O Nabi! Be of those who protect themselves from Allah (as He will most 
definitely enforce the consequences of your deeds upon you)! And do not obey 
those who deny the knowledge of the reality and the hypocrites (the two- 
faced)! Indeed, Allah is the Aleem . the Hakim . 

2. Follow what has been revealed (inspired) to you from your Rabb... 
Indeed, Allah is Habir of what you do (as their creator). 

3. Place your trust in Allah! Sufficient for you is Allah, your essential reality 
with His Names as the Wakil . 

4. Allah has not formed two hearts in any man's chest cavity! And He has 
not made your partners, (whom you call your mothers and forbid to 
yourselves) your mothers. And He has not made your adopted sons your 
real sons. This is merely your baseless talk! Allah informs of the Truth and 
leads to the right path! 

5. Address them (your adopted sons) by (the names of) their fathers... This is 
more just in the sight of Allah. If you do not know their fathers, then they 
are your brothers and friends in religion... And there is no blame upon you 
for that in which you erred... Except for the things you did with deliberate 
intention... Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim . 

6. The Nabi is of higher priority to the believers than their own selves! His 
spouses are their (the believers') mothers! And relatives are of higher 
priority in Allah's Book (in terms of inheritance) than (other) believers and 
emigrants... Except the good you do for your friends in the way of 
religion... This is a law from the revealed knowledge. 

7. And We took a pledge from the Nabis: from you, Noah, Abraham, 
Moses and Jesus, the son of Mary... We took a solemn covenant from 
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8. So that the truthful may be questioned of their Truth (so that they may be 
tried)... And He has prepared a severe suffering for those who deny the 
knowledge of the reality. 

9. O believers... Remember the blessing of Allah upon you... When armed 
forces (in the Battle of the Trench) came to you and We disclosed a storm 
and invisible forces upon them... Allah is Basir of what you do (as their 
creator) . 

10. And when they came to you from above and from below... And your 
eyes shifted and your hearts reached your throats! You were in various 
assumptions about Allah. 

11. There the believers were tried and severely shaken. 

12. And the hypocrites and those in whose hearts is disease (devoid of 
healthy thought) said, "Allah and His Rasul have not promised us anything 
except delusion." 

13. And a group of them said, "O people of Yasrib (the previous name of 
Medina)! There is no place here for you to stay, go back!" And another 
group asked permission of the Nabi saying, "Indeed, our houses are 
unprotected"... While they (their houses) were not unprotected... They 
wanted nothing other than to flee. 

14. If their houses were forcefully entered upon from all its (the city's) 
surrounding and they were required to turn back from their religion, they 
(the hypocrites) would surely have done so... 

15. Indeed, they had promised Allah before that they would not turn their 
backs and flee... And a promise made to Allah will be questioned (its 
consequence will be inescapably experienced)! 

16. Say, "If you are trying to flee from death or from being killed, your 
fleeing will be of no benefit to you... Even if you were to escape, your gain 
will be near to nothing (as the life of the earthly life is so very short)!" 

17. Say, "Who can protect you against (the will of) Allah if He wills (to 
manifest) a bad thing on you or (wills to manifest) grace?" They cannot find 
a friend or a helper besides Allah. 

18. Allah already knows those among you who cause obstruction and say 
to the people, "(Leave the Rasul and) come to us!" Only a few of them come 
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19. They are stingy (two-faced) towards you! When the fear of battle — death 
— comes, you will see them looking at you, their eyes turned like someone 
overcome by the fear of death... And when their fear passes, greedy for 
acquisitions, they will hurt you with their sharp tongues... They are not 
believers! And so Allah has rendered their deeds worthless... This is easy 
for Allah. 

20. They think the confederates (Ahzab — supporting forces in combat) have 
not gone... If the confederates should come, they would prefer to stay in 
the desert with the Bedouins, contending themselves with your news! 
Even if they were among you, they would take very little part in fighting. 

21. Indeed, there is a perfect example in the Rasul of Allah for those who 
hope for Allah and the eternal life to come, and remember Allah much! 

22. When the believers see the confederates (Ahzab — groups that come as 
reinforcement) they say, "This is the promise of Allah and His Rasul... 
Allah and His Rasul have told the truth"... This only increases them in 
faith and submission. 

23. Among the believers are men who have kept their word to Allah... They 
had pledged their life and they fulfilled it (they tasted death for the cause of 
Allah)... and some who are still waiting (to fulfill it)... They did not change 

(their stance)! 

24. Thus, Allah will reward the devout (the truthful; those who confirm the 
reality) due to their truthfulness (their pure and sincere belief) and subject the 
hypocrites to suffering if He wills, or accept their repentance. Indeed, 
Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

25. Allah repelled those who deny the knowledge of the reality with their 
own rage, having not attained any good! And sufficient was Allah for the 
believers in battle... Allah is the Qawwi , the Aziz . 

26. He brought down from their fortresses those who supported them 
among the People of the Book, and cast worry into their hearts... You 
killed a group of them, and took captive another. 

27. He made you inheritors of their land, homes, properties and a land 
that you have never trodden... Allah is Qadir over all things. 

28. O Nabi... Tell your partners, "If you want the adornments of the 
worldly life, then come, let me give you your compensation for separation, 
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29. "But if you desire Allah and His Rasul and the eternal life to come, 
then indeed, Allah has prepared for the doers of good among you women 

(who have turned to Allah as though they can see Him) a great reward." 

30. O wives of the Nabi... Whoever among you should commit a clear 
immorality — an act of transgression — the punishment will be two-fold! 
This is easy for Allah. 

31. And whoever among you obeys Allah and His Rasul and fulfilles the 
requisites of their faith, We will give their reward twice... We have 
prepared a generous — abundant — life sustenance for them. 

32. O wives of the Nabi... You are not like any other women! If you want 
to be protected, do not talk flirtatiously (with men)! Lest the inconsiderate 
one in whose heart there is sickness should become hopeful! Speak with 
appropriate speech to avoid misunderstandings! 

33. Stay in your homes... Do not walk (flirtatiously) like the women in the 
former times of ignorance, revealing yourselves (to provoke and entice)... 
Establish salat, give alms and obey Allah and His Rasul! O people of the 
(Rasul' s) household, Allah only wants to remove impurity (all restrictions 
pertaining to worldly and bodily addictions) from you and purify you! 

34. Remember (recite) the verses of Allah in your homes and what has been 
informed of wisdom... Indeed, Allah is the Latif . the Habir. 

35. Indeed, for men who have accepted Islam and women who have 
accepted Islam, believing men and believing women, obedient men and 
obedient women, truthful men and truthful women, patient men and 
patient women, men in awe (of the reality) and women in awe, charitable 
men and charitable women, men that experience fasting and women that 
experience fasting, men who guard their chastity and women who guard 
their chastity, men who remember Allah much and women who remember 
Allah much — Allah has prepared forgiveness and a great reward. 

36. When Allah and His Rasul make a judgment regarding an affair, 
believing men and women have no choice in their own affair! Whoever 
disobeys Allah and His Rasul. they have clearly plunged into a corrupt 
faith! 

37. And recall when you told the one to whom Allah and you bestowed 
favor (the Rasul's adopted son, Zayd), "Keep your wife and protect 
yourselves from Allah," but you were concealing within your thoughts that 
which Allah was to disclose, and you feared the people (would 
misunderstand and turn away from the way of Allah) ! (Whereas) Allah has more 
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you, so that there may be no discomfort or obstacle upon the believers 
concerning marrying the ex-wives of their adopted sons once their 
relationship ends... The command of Allah is fulfilled! 

38. There is no responsibility upon the Nabi about that which Allah has 
imposed upon him! Such was also the sunnatullah for those who came 
before him... The command of Allah is a decreed (planned) destiny (its 
fulfillment is definite) ! 

39. They (the Rasuls) convey the risalah (the knowledge of the reality) of 
Allah, they are in awe of Him and they are not in awe of anyone but 
Him... Sufficient is Allah as the Hasib ! 

40. Muhammad is not the father of any one of your men... But he is the 
Rasul of Allah, the final of Nabis (the summit of perfection — the final one)... 
Allah is Aleem over all things (in respect of the mystery of the letter B) . 

41. O believers! Remember Allah much! 

42. Glorify (tasbih) Him morning and evening (constantly)! 

43. It is HU who reflects upon you and His angels (the forces of His 
Names), to bring you out of the darkness (of your formed illusory identities) 
into the Nur (life based on the knowledge of the reality)! And is ever, Rahim 
to those who believe in their essential reality. 

44. Their greeting when they unite with Him (through death) is "Salam"... 
And He has prepared a generous — noble — reward for them. 

45. O Nabi... Indeed, We disclosed you as a witness, a giver of good news 
and a warner; 

46. As a source of light who calls to (the reality of) Allah with His 
permission! 

47. So give the good news to the believers that there is a great bounty for 
them from Allah! 

48. And do not follow those who deny the knowledge of the reality and the 
hypocrites! Do not heed their persecutions! Place your trust in Allah! 
Sufficient for you is Allah, your essential reality with His Names, as the 
Wakil. 

49. O believers! When you marry believing women and then divorce them 
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period concerning them... Immediately pay their separation compensation 
and release them with ease. 

50. O Nabi! We have made exclusively lawful for you, your wives to whom 
you have given their dowries, as well as what your right hand possesses 
(bondmaids) from among the captives of war whom Allah has bestowed 
upon you; and the daughters of your paternal uncles and aunts, the 
daughters of your maternal uncles and aunts, who have migrated with 
you; and any believing woman who has granted herself to the Nabi, 
provided the Nabi also wants to marry her... This does not apply to the 
other believers... We know exactly what We have made obligatory upon 
them concerning their wives and their bondmaids... (We explain this) in 
order that there may be no blame upon you... Allah is the Ghafur, the 
Rahim. 

51. You may put aside whom you will of them and take for yourself whom 
you will... And there is no blame on you if you take (again) one (whose turn) 
you put aside... This is most appropriate so that they may be comforted 
and not grieve and that they may be well pleased with what you give 
them... Allah knows what is in your hearts... Allah is the Aleem, the 
Halim . 

52. No (other) women after this is lawful to you... You cannot exchange 
them for other wives even if their beauty is pleasing to you! Except for 
your bondmaids... Allah is Raqib over all things. 

53. O believers... Do not enter the house of the Nabi unless you are 
permitted for a meal... (And not) without waiting (for the meal) to be 
ready... But go when you are invited, and after you have your meal, leave 
without lingering in idle talk... For this (reckless behavior of yours) 
distresses the Nabi, yet he is hesitant to tell you (for he does not want to 
hurt you), but Allah does not hesitate to disclose the truth! And when you 
ask (his wives) for something ask them from behind a curtain... This is 
purer for your hearts and their hearts... It is not conceivable for you to 
distress the Nabi, or marry his wives after him, ever... Indeed, this is grave 
in the sight of Allah. 

54. Whether you reveal something or conceal it, Allah is most definitely 
Aleem over all things (as their creator). 

55. There is no blame upon them for appearing before their fathers, sons, 
brothers, nephews, other believing women and their maids... Protect 
yourselves from Allah... Indeed, Allah is a witness over all things! 

56. Indeed, Allah and His angels bestow blessings upon the Nabi... O 
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57. As for those who cause distress to Allah and His Rasul, Allah has 
cursed them in the world and the eternal life to come, and prepared a 
degrading suffering for them. 

58. As for those who cause distress to believing men and believing women 
by accusing them of things they have not done, they have indeed taken 
upon themselves (the responsibility of) slander and an obvious error. 

59. O Nabi! Tell your wives, daughters and the wives of the believers to 
wear their outer garments... This will enable them to be recognized and 
thus not abused... Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 

60. If the two-faced, those with sickly thoughts and those who are 
spreading rumors in Medina do not desist, We will indeed send you upon 
them and then they will be only remain as your neighbors for a short 
while. 

61. Accursed, wherever they are found, they will be seized and killed. 

62. Such was also the way of the sunnatullah for those who passed on 
before them... And there is no change in the sunnatullah! 

63. People ask you about the Hour (of death)... Say, "Its knowledge is with 
Allah alone"... Who knows? Perhaps the hour is close! 

64. Indeed, Allah has cursed those who have denied the knowledge of the 
reality and prepared for them a blazing fire. 

65. They will abide therein eternally... And they will not find any friend or 
helper. 

66. At the time when their faces (consciousness) are turned into fire (burning 
in remorse) they will say, "Woe to us! If only we had obeyed Allah; if only 
we had obeyed the Rasul." 

67. And they shall say, "Our Rabb... Indeed we followed our leaders and 
elders, but they lead us astray from the path (of the Truth)." 

68. "Our Rabb, give them double suffering and curse them with a mighty 
curse." 

69. O believers! Do not be like those who caused distress to Moses! Allah 
cleared Moses of their allegations... He submitted himself in the sight of 
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70. O believers! Protect yourselves from Allah (His system by which He will 
enforce upon you the consequences of your deeds) and speak the solid truth! 

71. (So that Allah) may correct your actions and cover your mistakes... 
Whoever obeys Allah and His Rasul has indeed attained a great success. 

72. Indeed, we offered the Trust (living consciously of the Names) to the 
heavens (consciousness of the self, ego) and the earth (the body) and the 
mountains (the organs), and they declined to bear it (their Name 
compositions did not have the capacity to manifest it) and feared it; but Man 
(the consciousness to manifest the Names that compose vicegerency) undertook 
to bear it. Indeed, he is unjust (insufficient in duly living his reality) and 
ignorant (of the knowledge of His infinite Names). 

73. Allah will cause suffering to hypocrite men and women, and dualist 
men and women, and accept the repentance of the believing men and 
women... Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim. 



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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Hamd be to Allah, to whom everything in the heavens (levels of 
consciousness) and earth (the body) belongs! And Hamd belongs to Him in 
the eternal life to come as well! HU is the Hakim , the Habir . 

2. He knows whatever goes into the earth (the body) and whatever comes 
forth from it; and whatever is disclosed from heaven (consciousness) and 
whatever (dimensionally) ascends to it... HU is the Rahim . the Ghafur . 

3. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "The hour (of death by 
which the reality will become apparent) will not come to us"... Say, "No, I 
swear by my Rabb, the knower of the unknown, that it will indeed come to 
you! Not even an iota's weight in the heavens and the earth is hidden from 
Him! (In fact) what is even smaller than that or greater, are all in the Clear 
Book (the 'world of acts,' which is the manifest world). 

4. (This is so) that He may reward those who believe and fulfill the 
requisites of their faith! There is forgiveness for them and a generous 
sustenance of life. 

5. As for those who rush about to invalidate Our signs, for them there is an 
intense suffering (filth, illusion). 

6. Those to whom the knowledge has been given, know that what has 
been revealed to you is the Truth itself guiding to the reality of the One 
who is the Aziz , the Hamid . 

7. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "Shall we show you 
the man who claims to be a Nabi and that you will be (recreated) in a new 
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8. "Has he invented a lie about Allah or is he afflicted with madness?" On 
the contrary, those who do not believe in their eternal life to come are in 
suffering and a deviation that is extremely far (from the reality). 

9. Did they not see what is before them and after them (past and future) of 
the heaven (consciousness) and earth (the body)? If We should will, We 
could cause the earth to swallow them (drown them in corporeality by means 
of our Names) or make fragments from the sky fall upon them (turn all their 
thoughts upside down)! Indeed, there is a sign in this for every servant who 
turns (to his reality). 

10. Indeed, We bestowed a favor upon David from Us. We said, "O 
mountains (beings with an ego) repeat My tasbih with him and the birds 

(those who observe with the knowledge)!" And We softened (belief in the 
reality) for him that which is sharp (iron-bullet like truth). 

11. "Form an exquisite thought system to shield you, and fulfill the 
requisites of your faith! Indeed, I am Basir of what you do." 

12. And to Solomon we subjected (that which moves like the) wind, whose 
morning course was a month and evening course a month! We caused a 
fount of copper to flow for him! And by the permissibility of his Rabb, 
some (the Ifrit type) of the jinni (invisible beings) worked before him. And 
whoever abandons Our command We will make him taste the suffering of 
a scorching fire. (If we consider this 'fount of copper' in light of the 'molten 
copper' Dhulqamain uses to build the set against the Agog and Magog, it 
becomes obvious that this is not in reference to a physical-material situation in 
the general sense, but to something else altogether. Also taking into account the 
fact that both Dhulqamain [one with double horns — or antennas perhaps?] and 
Solomon had providence over invisible beings, approaching this not as the iron 
element per se, but the use of the force in its elemental composition may allow 
us to gain different perspectives. I do not wish to delve into this any further.) 

13. They made for him (Solomon) whatever he desired: temples, statues, 
pools like reservoirs and stationary vessels... "Work for gratitude (true 

gratitude is the result of evaluation), O generation of David! So few of My 
servants are grateful (able to evaluate)." 

14. When We commanded (the tasting of) death for him (Solomon), none 
made evident this truth to them (the jinni) other than the worm that ate 
away at his staff! When finally his staff (decomposed) and he fell down, the 
(Ifrit type) jinni realized (he had died)... But if they knew that which is 
unknown to them surely they would not have remained in such 
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15. Indeed, there is a sign for the people of Saba in their own dwellings 
(bodies)! It is surrounded by two gardens, one on the right and one on the 
left... They were told, "Eat from the life sustenance of your Rabb and be 
thankful to Him! A good land and a Ghafur Rabb you have!" 

16. But they turned away... So, We let loose upon them the flood of the 
dam and replaced their gardens with trees bearing bitter fruits and a few 
cedar trees. 

17. Thus We requited them because of their ingratitude... This is the 
consequence of being ungrateful! 

18. We formed between them (the Sabians) and the towns in which We 
created abundance, other towns within observable distance to each other 
and arranged trips between them... We said, "Travel safely therein by 
night and by day." 

19. But they said, "Our Rabb, lengthen — expand — the distance of our 
trips" and they wronged themselves... So We turned them into exemplary 
lessons in narrations and spread them in total dispersion. Certainly there 
are signs in this for those who are patient and those who are grateful. 

20. Indeed, Iblis proved his assumption (regarding man) to be correct, 
except for some of the believers, they all followed him. 

21. And yet he (Iblis) had no influential power over them at all! We only did 
this to reveal who really believes in their eternal life to come and who is in 
doubt thereof. Your Rabb is Hafiz over all things. 

22. Say, "(Go on) call upon those who you assume exist besides Allah!" 
They (to whom you give names) have no sovereignty over anything, not even 
over an iota's weight, in the heavens or the earth! They (to whom you give 
names) have no share in either, nor does He have any supporter from 
among them." 

23. And intercession is of no benefit in His sight except for whom it has 
been permitted! When finally the dread is removed from their 
consciousness, they say, "What is the command of your Rabb?"... "The 
Truth" they will say... HU is the Aliy , the Kabir . 

24. Say, "Who provides your life sustenance from the heavens and the 
earth (levels of consciousness and body)?"... Say, "Allah! Indeed, one of us is 
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25. Say, "Neither will you be questioned of our crimes nor us of your 
deeds!" 

26. Say, "Our Rabb will assemble us and then judge between us in truth 

(separate those who are in the right from those who are in error)... HU is the 
Fattah , the Aleem . 

27. Say, "Show me those partners you assume exists besides Him! No, 
never! HU alone is Allah, who is the Aziz, the Hakim." 

28. We disclosed you as a giver of good news and as a warner to all of 
mankind... But the majority of the people do not understand (what this 
means)! 

29. "When will this promise (regarding what will be experienced through 
death) be fulfilled; tell us, if you are of the truthful?" 

30. Say, "There is a specified time for you, which you can neither 
postpone nor advance." 

31. Those who deny the knowledge of the reality say, "Never will we 
believe in this Quran or in what has been notified to us before it"... But if 
only you could see when the wrongdoers are made to stand before their 
Rabb (having realized their essential reality and their failure to evaluate it)! 
While some blame the others... The feeble followers will say to their 
arrogant leaders, "If it were not for you, we would surely have been of the 
believers." 

32. And their arrogant leaders say to the feeble followers, "Was it us who 
averted you from the reality that came to you? No, you are the guilty 
ones!" 

33. And the feeble followers say to their arrogant leaders, "No, you 
deceived us day and night! You commanded us to deny that Allah 
comprises our essential reality with His Names and to ascribe partners to 
Him"... But upon seeing the suffering they try to hide their remorse! And 
We have formed chains around the necks of those who deny the 
knowledge of the reality (preventing them from turning away from the 
corporeality they've accepted)! They are living the consequences of their own 
deeds! 

34. To whichever city We sent a warner, the spoilt affluent ones therein 
said, "Indeed, we will not accept this knowledge of the reality sent 
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35. And, "We are more powerful than you, both with our wealth and our 
offspring... We will not be subject to suffering!" 

36. Say, "Indeed, my Rabb expands the life sustenance (provision) for 
whom he wills and constricts it for whom He wills (wealth is not acquired; it 
is a bestowal by Allah)... But the majority of the people do not know (this 
truth)." 

37. It is neither your wealth nor your offspring that can bring you nearer to 
Us ('the Station of Nearness' — conscious application of the qualities of the 
Names of Allah), but being a believer and fulfilling the requisites of your 
faith... For them the rewards of their deeds will be multiplied manifold. 
They are safe within elevated stations. 

38. As for those who rush about to invalidate Our signs (warnings), they 
will be held in constant suffering. 

39. Say, "Indeed, my Rabb expands the life sustenance (physical and 
spiritual nourishment) for whom He wills among His servants and 
constricts it (for whom He wills)! If you give something (unrequitedly for the 
sake of Allah), He will replace it with something else... HU is the absolute 
Razzaq , the sustainer with His sustenance. 

40. At that time He will gather them all and say to His angels, "Was it only 
these who served you?" 

41. (The angels) will say, "Subhan, You are. It is You who is our guardian 
not them... On the contrary they used to worship the jinni, most of them 
had believed in them (as their gods)." 

42. And that is the time during which no one can be of any benefit or harm 
to another... And to those who wronged themselves, We will say, "Taste 
the suffering of the very burning that you denied!" 

43. And when Our verses were openly recited to them, the (wrongdoers) 
said, "This man intends to avert you from what your forefathers have been 
worshipping"... And, "These are nothing but fabrication"... When the 
Truth came to those who denied the knowledge of the reality, they said, 
"This is clearly magic." 

44. Whereas We had not given them any information (that they can use 
against you) for them to take a lesson. And We had not disclosed any 
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45. But those before them had also denied (a genetic attribute)! (While) these 
have not even attained a tenth of what We had given them... (Despite this) 
they denied Our Rasuls... So, look at the result of My denial of them! 

46. Say, "I give you only one advice: Contemplate upon Allah, either in 
pairs or individually! There is no madness in the one who is protecting 
you... He is only a warner to you before a severe suffering!" 

47. Say, "If I have asked for something in return, keep it... My payment is 
only from Allah... HU is Shahid over all things." 

48. Say, "Indeed, my Rabb projects the Truth in all its might! He is the 
Knower of the Unknown!" 

49. Say, "The Truth has become evident! Falsity can neither create 
something new nor restore the old!" 

50. Say, "If I deviate (from the right belief) this deviance will be from my 
consciousness (the misleading of my mind)! But if I attain the reality this will 
be with what my Rabb reveals to me... Indeed, He is the Sami, the Qarib." 

51. You should see them when they are in fear and terror! They have 
nowhere to run; they are seized from close by! 

52. They said, "We have believed in Him (as the One in our essence)"... (But 
if that were really the case), how could they have fallen so far! 

53. They had denied the reality before, indulging in conjectures about 
their unknown, far from the reality. 

54. A barrier is put between them and their desires, as done in the past to 
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By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Hamd belongs to Allah, the Fatir (who creates everything programmed 
according to its purpose) of the heavens and the earth, who discloses the 
angels (conscious forces driving specific functions) as Rasuls with two, three, 
four functions! He adds to His creation whatever He wills... Indeed, Allah 
is Qadir over all things. 

2. If Allah wills to bestow grace upon people, no one can withhold it! And 
if He withholds it, none can disclose it thereafter! HU is the Aziz, the 
Hakim . 

3. O people... Consider the blessing of Allah upon you! Is there, besides 
Allah, a creator who creates for you sustenance from the heaven (the data in 
your brain) and the body (the brain — body)? There is no deity-god, only HU! 
How you deviate (from the Truth)! 

4. If they deny you, (know that) they denied all the Rasuls before you too! 
The judgment regarding what transpires belongs to Allah. 

5. O people! Indeed, the promise of Allah is true! Let not the life of the 
world (the bodily life) deceive you... And let not the great deceiver (your 
mind) make you arrogant towards Allah! 

6. Indeed, the devil (the conception formed in the brain via the impulses sent 
by the organs in the body that your existence in confined to the body) is an 
enemy to you (taking you away from Allah, your essential reality)! So, take him 
as your enemy! It (the belief that you are only the body) invites its followers 
to become companions of a blazing fire! 

7. There is severe suffering for those who deny the knowledge of the 
reality. As for those who believe and fulfill the requisites of their faith, 
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8. (How can) the one whose bad deeds are made to seem attractive, so he 
thinks he is good (be equal to those who are truly good?)! Indeed, Allah leads 
astray whom He wills and guides whom He wills... So, do not despair over 
those who are in loss! Indeed, Allah is Ale em of what they do (as their 
Creator) . 

9. It is Allah who disclosed the winds (rahmani knowledge) and thus drives 

the clouds (the black clouds formed in one's mind as a result of emotions and 
conditionings)... Then We drove them (the rahmani knowledge) to a dead 
land (consciousness) and gave life to the earth (the body) while it was dead! 
Thus is the resurrection (the return to the essence)! 

10. Whoever desires honor (let him know first that) honor belongs entirely to 
Allah (one who thinks of himself as a separate being cannot have honor due to 
the duality he is in)! Creations, good and pure, reach Him, and are raised by 
fulfilling the requisites of faith (the word 'raise' here refers to the fulfilling of 
the deeds that are the requisites of one's faith in his essential reality as they save 
one from the ego and enable one to reach Allah) . But those who scheme bad 
things, for them there is a severe suffering... And their schemes will 
amount to nothing! 

11. Allah created you from dust, then from a fertilized cell, then formed 
you as pairs (double helix DNA). No female (producer) can either become 
pregnant (produce) or give birth (form a new creation) outside His 
knowledge (what is recorded in the genetic helix)... The life span of each 
living being is indeed recorded in a book (the creational genetic codes)! This 
is certainly easy for Allah. 

12. Not equal are the two seas! One is sweet and quenches thirst, pleasing 
and easy to drink... The other is salty and bitter... From each one you eat 
fresh meat and extract ornaments to wear... And you see ships sailing 
through them, so that you seek of His bounty and are grateful. 

13. He transforms the night into the day, and the day into the night... He 
has given functions to the Sun and the Moon... Each one runs its course 
for a specified time... Thus is Allah, your Rabb! Sovereignty is for Him (for 
the manifestation and observation of His Names)! Those to whom you turn 
besides Him (assuming they exist) do not have sovereignty over the 
membrane of a date seed. 

14. If you call out to them, they will not hear your call! And if they do, they 
cannot respond to you! (Furthermore) they will deny your deification of 
them during Doomsday... None can inform you like the One who is 
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15. O people! You are in (absolute) need of Allah (for you exist with His 
Names)! But Allah is the Ghani, the Hamid . 

16. If He wills he can do away with you and manifest a completely new 
creation (of His Names)! 

17. This is not (a problem) for Allah, who is the Aziz (the possessor of 
irresistible force)! 

18. No bearer of guilt can bear the burden of another... And if one whose 
burden is heavy, calls out for his burden to be carried, nothing of it will be 
carried... Even if it is a relative! You can only warn those who are in awe of 
their Rabb, their unknown, and who establish salat... Whoever purifies 
and cleanses himself only purifies for the benefit of his own self. The 
return is to Allah. 

19. Not equal are the blind and the seeing. 

20. Nor are the darknesses (ignorance) and Nur (knowledge)! 

21. Nor are the shade (consciousness; the forces of the Names) and the heat 
(the bodies)! 

22. And not equal are the living (through the knowledge of the reality) and 
the dead (those who think they will become inexistent with death)! Indeed, 
Allah will enable whom He wills to hear... But you do not have the 
function to make hear those who are in their graves (cocoons — those who 
are living in the world projected by their brain)! 

23. You are certainly only a warner! 

24. Indeed, We have disclosed you as the Truth, as a giver of good news 
and as a warner! There is no community to whom a warner has not come. 

25. If they deny you, (then know that) those before them also denied. Their 
Rasuls came to them as clear proofs and wisdom and enlightening 
information. 

26. Then I seized those who denied the knowledge of the reality... And 
how was My reproach (for denying Me)! 

27. Did you not see how Allah disclosed water (knowledge) from the sky... 
With it We produced fruits of various colors (various thoughts)... And in the 
mountains (beings with egos) tracts of white, red of various shades and 

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28. And there are also those with various colors among the creatures 

(different bodies — races) and cattle (animalistic properties)! Among His 
servants, only those who have knowledge (of what is denoted by the name 
Allah and who are aware of its Might) are truly in awe of Allah (realize their 
nothingness in respect of His magnificence)! Indeed, Allah is the Aziz, the 
Ghafur . 

29. Indeed, those who 'read' Allah's Book, establish salat and who give 
unrequitedly, both secretly and openly, in the way of Allah from the 
sustenance with which We nourish them, can be sure they have made an 
investment that will never incur a loss! 

30. He gives to them what they deserve in full and increases it from His 
bounty... Indeed, He is the Ghafur, the Shakur . 

31. That which We have revealed to you from the knowledge (Book) of the 
reality and sunnatullah is the very Truth that confirms what came before 
it! Indeed, Allah, as the presence with His Names in His servants, is the 
Habir and the Basir . 

32. Then We made the servants whom We chose inherit the knowledge of 
the reality and sunnatullah! Some of them wrong themselves (their lifestyles 
do not do justice to this knowledge) and some who are moderate (are in tune 
with their essence some times and fall into corporeality at other times) and 
some who, with the permission of Allah (B-iznillah; the permissibility of the 
Names manifesting from his essence), advance with the good they do — their 
lifestyles... This is surely a great bounty, supremacy! 

Note: A hadith in relation to this verse: Narrated by Abu Darda (ra), "I heard 
the Rasul of Allah (saw) recite this verse (32nd verse) after which he said, 'He 
who advances ahead with his good deeds will go to Paradise without giving any 
account... The moderate one will be called to an easy account... But the one who 
wrongs himself, he will be made to sit at a station until sadness and sorrow 
afflicts him, then he will be admitted to Paradise' then he recited the verse, 
'Hamd belongs to Allah (the possessor of all forces) who has removed from us 
all sorrow... Indeed, our Rabb is the Ghafur, the Shakur.' (34th verse)" (Musnad-i 
A. Hanbal) 

33. They will enter Paradises of Eden (a life established upon the forces of 
the Names)... There they will be adorned with bracelets of gold and 
pearls... There their garments will be silk. 

34. (Those who enter the life of the Paradise of Eden) say, "Hamd belongs to 
Allah (the possessor of all forces) who has removed from us all sorrow... 
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35. He who, from His bounty, has settled us in an everlasting abode (a 

body/form by which we are enabled to experience the life of Paradise)... In it 
neither fatigue nor weariness can touch us. 

36. As for those who deny the knowledge of the reality, there is a hellish 
burning for them... Death will not be decreed for them, so they cannot die 
nor will their suffering be lightened... This is how We recompense 
everyone who is ungrateful (of the knowledge of the reality) . 

37. They will cry therein, "Our Rabb! Take us out (from our conditionings) 
so we may do what is necessary, rather than what we were doing"... (They 
will be answered), "Did We not allow you live enough for those with the 
capacity to contemplate therein to contemplate? And a warner came to 
you! So taste (what you have prepared for yourself)! There are no helpers for 
the wrongdoers." 

38. Indeed, Allah knows the unknown of the heavens (the capacity of the 
brain founded on the reality of the Names) and the earth (what is contained 
within the brain)... Indeed, He, as the Absolute Essence of what is within 
your breasts (your depths), is Aleem (of the reality). 

39. It is HU who has made you vicegerents upon the earth (the caliphate 
attribute is 'established' not 'created'. This fine distinction should be pondered 
upon with care!)... Whoever is ungrateful (whoever denies his vicegerency for 
the sake of individual values and bodily pleasures) denies (the reality) against 
himself! And the denial of those who deny the knowledge of the reality 
increases them only hatred in the sight of their Rabb! 

40. Say, "Did you see your alleged partners — friends whom you 
worshipped besides Allah? Show me, what did they create on earth (what 
did they administer in your body)?"... Or do they have a share in the heavens 
(did they form a new understanding of knowing the self in your consciousness 
while you thought you were your body)? Or did We give them the knowledge 
of the reality (the Book) on which they are standing as evidence? On the 
contrary, the wrongdoers do not promise each other anything but 
delusion. 

41. Indeed, Allah is holding the heavens and the earth lest they cease their 
functions! For if they were to cease their functions none can hold them (in 
place) other than Him... Indeed, He is the Halim , the Ghafur. 

42. They swore in the name of Allah (saying Billahi) with all their strength 
that if a warner came to them, they would be more guided than (any) of the 
previous people... But when a warner came to them, (this) increased 
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43. (They turned away) in arrogance (egotistically), scheming evil... But the 
scheme of evil encompasses only those who scheme it! Are they awaiting 
one who follows a way other than the sunnah (the system and order of Allah) 
that the previous people followed? You will never encounter an alternative 
for sunnatullah. You will never find an alteration in the sunnatullah! 

44. Did they not travel the earth and see with insight the end met by those 
before them? They (the previous people) were mightier than they... Nothing 
in the heavens or the earth can render Allah ineffective! Indeed, Allah is 
the Aleem, the Qadir. 

45. Had Allah willed to subject people to the consequences of their actions 
immediately, there would be no creature (human body) left (alive) on earth! 
But He provides respite until the end of the specified term (for their bodily 
life). When their death comes (their affairs in the world will end)! Indeed, 
Allah, with His Names, is Basir within the very existence of His servants. 



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YA-SIN 



By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with 
His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter 'B') . the Rahman , the 
Rahim . 



1. Ya Sin (O Muhammad)! 

2. And the Quran full of wisdom (which he disclosed)! 

3. You are most definitely of the Rasuls. 

4. Upon a straight path. 

5. With the comprehensive knowledge disclosed to you by the One who is 
the Aziz , the Rahim . 

6. So that you may warn a people whose forefathers have not been warned 
and thus who live cocooned (from their reality, the sunnatullah). 

7. Indeed, the word ("Hell will be filled with the majority of humans and the 
jinni") has come true for most of them! Because of this they do not believe. 

8. Indeed, We have formed shackles (conditionings and judgments) around 
their necks up to their chins! Their heads are aloft (they are unable to see 
their essential reality; they live driven by their egos)! 

9. And We have formed a barrier before them and after them (they can 

neither see their future nor take lessons from their past) and thus We covered 
them... They can no longer see. 

10. Whether you warn them or do not warn them, it is all the same; they 
will not believe! 

11. You can only warn the one who remembers (the reality that is reminded) 
and who is in awe of the Rahman , as his unknown. Give him the good 
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12. Indeed, it is We, yes only We, who can bring the dead to life! We write 
their deeds and what they put forth! We record everything (with all its detail) 

in a Clear Book (in their brains and their spirits). 

13. Give them the example of the people of that city to which the Rasuls 
had come. 

14. When We sent two Rasuls to them and they denied them both... Upon 
this We sent a third one and strengthened him, and they (the Rasuls) said, 
"Indeed, We have been disclosed to you." 

15. They responded, "You are not but mere humans like us... And the 
Rahman has not disclosed anything... You are but liars." 

16. (The Rasuls) said, "Our Rabb knows, we have indeed been disclosed to 
you." 

17. "We are only responsible for clear notification." 

18. They said, "Indeed, we think you are a bad omen... So, if you do not 
desist we will definitely stone you to death and a severe suffering will 
afflict you from us." 

19. They said, "Your bad omen is from you... (Is it a bad omen) because you 
are reminded (of your reality)? No, you are a wasteful people." 

20. Then a man came running from the farthest end of the city, saying, "O 
my people, follow the Rasuls." 

21. "Follow those who do not ask you for anything in return, who are upon 
the reality!" 

22. "How can I not serve the One who gave me this disposition? To Him 
you will be returned." 

23. "Shall I take gods besides Him! If the Rahman wills to manifest 
adversity, their intercession will neither benefit me nor protect me..." 

24. "In that case, I would be in clear error!" 

25. "I have indeed believed in the Rabb manifest in you, listen to me!" 

26. (He was told) "Enter Paradise!" He said, "I wish my people knew my 
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27. "How my Rabb forgave me and placed me among those who are the 
receivers of generosity (the Name Karim) ." 

28. After that We did not disclose upon his people any army from the 
heavens, nor would We have done so. 

29. There was only a single cry, and immediately they were extinguished! 

30. What a loss for those servants! Whenever a Rasul came to them, they 
used to mock and ridicule his message. 

31. Did they not see how many generations We destroyed before them, 
and that none of them will return! 

32. And indeed, all of them will be brought present (forcefully). 

33. The dead earth is also a sign for them! We brought it to life, and 
brought forth from it produce of which they eat... 

34. And formed therein gardens with date palms and grapevines, and 
caused springs to gush. 

35. So that they eat its fruit and what their hands produce... Are they still 
not grateful? 

36. Subhan is He who created all pairs (DNA helix) from what the earth 
(body) produces and from themselves (their consciousness) and from that 
which they don't know! 

37. The night is also a sign for them! We pull the day (light) out of it and 
they are left in darkness. 

38. And the Sun runs on its course! This is the determination of the Aziz, 
the Aleem . 

39. As for the Moon, We have appointed stations to it... Until it finally 
becomes like an old date stalk. 

40. Neither will the Sun overtake the Moon nor the night outpace the day! 
Each floats in its own orbit. 

41. And a sign for them are the ships We carried full with their progeny! 

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43. And if We should will, We could drown them, and there will be none to 
help them, nor will they be saved! 

44. Except if We give them a specified life term as grace from Us so that 
they may benefit. 

45. But when they are told, "Protect yourselves from what is before you 

(the things you will encounter) and what is behind you (the consequences of 
the things you did in the past) so that you may receive grace" they turn away. 

46. And no proof comes to them of the signs of their Rabb from which 
they do not turn away. 

47. And when they are told, "Give unrequitedly from the sustenance with 
which Allah nourishes you," those who deny the knowledge of the reality 
say to the believers, "Shall we feed those who, if Allah had willed, He 
would have fed? You are only in clear error." 

48. They say, "If you are true to your word, (tell us) when will this promise 

(be fulfilled)?" 

49. They do not await anything except a single cry (the blowing of the horn 
[body]), which will seize them while they are disputing. 

50. At that time they will neither have the strength to make a bequest nor 
will they be able to return to their families! 

51. And the horn has been blown! At once you will see them leave their 

graves (bodies) and hasten towards their Rabb (to the realization of their 
essence)! 

52. They will say, "Woe to us! Who has delivered us fro